Nominations are invited for Melksham’s Civic Awards for 2022. This is the opportunity to recognise and honour the contribution of those individuals and groups who, through their efforts and achievements, have made a significant contribution to our local community.
There are three categories of award, namely:
The Community Service Award: made to any individual or organisation who, in the opinion of the awards committee, has improved the quality of life of Melksham people.
The Enhancing Melksham Award: made to any individual, organisation or company who, in the opinion of the awards committee, has improved the physical environment of Melksham. Examples of this might include the refurbishment of a building; the improvement or maintenance of an exemplary shop frontage; the improvement or provision of a natural habitat; or the improvement of a public space.
The Achievement Award (including sports): made to any team or individual who, in the opinion of the awards committee, has excelled within their particular field/activity (including sport), either by a significant winning achievement or by a significant improvement in their skills and personal achievement and development. To qualify for this award a team must be a Melksham team or, in the case of an individual, be a resident within Melksham.
Nomination forms, are available from the Town Hall; Tel 01225 704187 or email email@example.com. The deadline for submission of forms is
31 January 2023. Forms can be dropped into the Town Hall or sent via email to : firstname.lastname@example.org
Individuals or groups who are successful will be presented with their Award at the Mayor’s Reception to be held on 31 March 2023.
No Councillor or employee of the Council or a company or organisation in which a Councillor has a major financial interest can receive an award.