Volunteers honoured

UPSTANDING community volunteers will be recognised during a newly launched awards event.

The East Durham Area Action Partnership (AAP) is launching volunteer awards to celebrate the significant contribution made by volunteers.

The ceremony will be held at Shotton Hall Banqueting Suites, in Peterlee, from 3pm on Friday, November 9 after East Durham Trust’s annual general meeting.

Each nominee will receive a certificate of recognition and 10 volunteers will receive £250 for the organisation they volunteer for.

Nomination forms can be obtained via the East Durham AAP website, www.durham.gov.uk/eastdurhamaap or by calling the AAP team on 03000 262054 or emailing eastdurhamaap@durham.gov.uk

The closing date for nominations is Monday, November 5.