TDR is delighted to be an associate sponsor of The chronicles Champions Award 2019 which recognise bravery, devotion and selflessness in unsung heroes across the region. The Awards evening is to thank those people in our community that deserve to be recognised for their extraordinary efforts. Ian Young (Managing Director – TDR) and Kerry Burlison (Business Development and Recruitment Lead) were part of the judging panel who decided on the winners for each of the categories.
The winners will be honoured at the glittering awards ceremony awards dinner. The event will take place at The Grand Hotel, Gosforth Park on December 4 2019.
The 11 categories are:
1 – Champion Fundraiser
We’d like to find those amazing individuals who have shown the greatest commitments, achievements and have made a real difference to people’s lives in their charity fundraising efforts.
2 – Outstanding Act of Bravery
To recognise someone who has used their initiative in a crisis, tackled criminals or even saved a life? This award is to honour a person who has demonstrated an outstanding act of bravery, whether it be a member of the public or emergency services.
3 – Young Role Model
This award is for an individual or group under the age of 16 who have gone to great lengths to improve the community around them. This could include being a great advocate for their school or community group, the area they live in and what the youth of today should be.
4 – Armed Forces Champion – Sponsored by Newcastle City Council
This award is to recognise extraordinary achievements by men or women of our armed forces and any individuals who have dedicated time and effort to help those who serve or have served for our country. Show your support by nominating your local armed forces champion.
5 – Champion Child of Courage
This award is for a youngster who in his or her young life has already displayed remarkable courage and provides an example for others to follow. Tell us about someone who makes you want to burst with pride!
6 – Emergency Services Champion (New for 2019)
This award is to honour an individual in our emergency services who has demonstrated outstanding bravery, initiative or support within the sector or the community, or someone who simply goes above and beyond the call of duty.
7- Champion Parent
This is to recognise parents in the region who truly are champion! This could be a mum, dad or foster parent who have exceeded all that's expected of a parent.
8 – Champion Business
This award celebrates excellence in community support from corporate companies and seeks to identify those organisations which best exemplify the social and community spirit which is at the core of North East culture.
9 – Champion School – Sponsored by The Banks Group
This award is to recognise the schools in our region who go above and beyond the call of duty to support and get the best out of their pupils, regardless of ability.
10 – Green Champion – Sponsored by Northumbrian Water Group
Do you know a group, project, business or individual who have shown outstanding initiative and determination in active environmental work? They should be forward-thinking, wanting to push the boundaries of environmental awareness, be a great role model for others who want to get involved and keen to continue their good work in the future.
11 – Community Champion
This award is for a local person that has gone to great lengths to improve the community in which they live in or perhaps showing outstanding acts of kindness.
TDR will bring you more information following the event, so watch this space.