Nominate your own local champion

Last year's winner Margaret Coutts
Last year's winner Margaret Coutts

There’s still time to put forward a nominee for this year’s community champion award.

Organised by the Rotary Club of Falkirk, it seeks to put an unsung hero in the spotlight for their efforts to help others.

As well as being presented with the Community Achievement trophy, the winner will also receive a cheque for £400 to donate to the charity or worthy cause of their choosing.

The cash comes thanks to annual sponsorship from The Falkirk Herald and Phoenix Honda, now based in Stirling.

Last year’s winner was Falkirk grandmother Margaret Coutts who was recognised for her 45 years as a volunteer with Falkirk and Central Scotland Samaritans.

To make a nomination please send details of the individual and why you think they should be a winner to: Rotary Community Achievement Award, The Falkirk Herald, Unit 4A, Gateway Business Park, Beancross Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8WX.

Don’t forget to include your own name and contact details.

Closing date for entries is noon on Friday, October 23.

The award will be presented later this year.