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Welcome to the Essex Hero Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce the Essex Hero Awards 2021

The Essex Hero Awards are here to show recognition to all that have become pillars of the community over the last 12 months. We want to honour those who have sacrificed their time and effort to ensure their family, friends, neighbours and more have the best possible life. 

Nominations are welcomed from the general public, business and private organisations as well as family and friends, we welcome you all to get involved! 

Mike Harper

Managing Director

Monday, 6th September 2021

Thursday, 25th November 2021


Please note: all nominations are accepted in good faith, and on the basis that both the nominee and the person making the nomination consents to the publication by the awards organiser of all information provided in print, online and social media.

Unsung Hero Award

The category recognises individuals that have demonstrated a strong community spirit and demonstrated acts of selflessness.

The BIG active Fundraiser of the Year

This category is showing support in recognising a tireless and inspirational fundraiser, who has not stopped and stayed active during the whole pandemic.

Emergency Service Award

This category is open to all emergency members of staff that have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Outstanding Bravery Award

The award is for an adult who has risked their own safety to help someone else that has been in danger and required immediate assistance.

Child / Teenager of courage Award

This award is for showing that they have battled against all odds to help others by putting themselves at risk to save or assist someone else.

Stand out family Award

This category recognises a family that have come together to help their community in various ways but that has stood out from the crowd.

Act of Kindness Award

This category is for those groups or individuals who have shown a spontaneous gesture of goodwill towards something or someone either before or during Covid19, either by help, kindness or assistance with something or someone in need.

Parent Award

This award is for all the parents out there who are simply the best. Whether they’ve gone beyond call of duty caring for not only their children but for foster children also making the situation better for all.

The Carer Award

This is for someone who has simply just been there, it can be for a relative, neighbour, friend or just someone in the community. Just showing some care!

Sponsorship available in 2021

Raise your profile by sponsoring our awards in 2021

Lynda Clark

Events Manager

If you would like more information on the opportunities available, please contact myself on

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