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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.

Volunteer of the year

This award is for someone who is simply giving their time no matter what to make a difference no matter how big or small it may seem.

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.

Outstanding Business

This award goes for a business that has either stopped their normal trading during the pandemic and had to adjust to suit the times or that has been there at the front supporting the community, local groups etc. Doing something from a business to another.

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.

Teacher of the year

This is for a teacher that has gone above and beyond or for simply just making the whole schooling experience less of a stressful time during the pandemic.

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 | South East

If you would like more information on the opportunities available, please contact myself on 01376 334351 or

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