Each year Beccles Town Council, through nominations provided by the community, make awards to those in voluntary roles in the following three categories;

The Leslie Freeman Award for Long Service

The Robert (Bob) Ellwood Plate for Outstanding Service in the   Community

The Eileen Crisp Award for Youth

Nominations from the community for any of these awards should be made by Friday 25th November 2016 and sent to the following address;

The Deputy Town Clerk

Beccles Town Council

Town Hall

The Walk


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The nomination must contain a brief description, i.e.: length of service; their role in the organisation or as an individual, and/or any other details pertinent to their volunteering role.

The nominee must not be made aware that they have been nominated.

When the Council have made their decision, both the nominee and their nominated person will be notified and invited to the Christmas Town Council meeting where the Mayor will present them with an award for their category. They will be invited to stay for the refreshments after the presentation.