Nominations for North Weald Bassett Parish Council's Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year have officially opened.

Residents can put forward any individual or group who live or work within the community they feel has made an outstanding contribution to North Weald in 2019.

From improving community facilities, from working tirelessly for others, promoting a campaign or even an act of bravery, councillors are keen to hear your opinion.

North Weald Bassett Parish Council officers and councillors cannot be nominated for these awards.

Nomination forms are available from North Weald Library or from the parish

council’s website

Deadline to submit your nominations to the Parish Office on High Road, North Weald by is Monday, March 2.

Winners will be announced after the Annual Parish Assembly on Monday, March 23.

For more information, call North Weald Bassett Parish Council Office on 01992 523825 or email