Is there a champion in your community?

Do you know someone who has gone ‘the extra mile’, been an inspiration and helped their community?

If so we’d love to hear from you. Nominate someone now!

Awards are open to everyone in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire.

All the nominated champions, and people who nominate them, will be invited to the

CHAD and 1000 Lives Big Community Conversation: celebrating making a difference in our community,

on Weds 7th June from 1.45– 8pm

at Staffordshire University in Stoke-on-Trent.

There will be 2 slots for award giving – afternoon and evening.

At the first 1000 Lives Network event in October 2012, people identified what makes a good Community Champion.

Here’s what they said:

  •  active and involved
  • compassionate and concerned
  • a sense of humour
  • doesn’t accept things as they are
  • organised
  • empathic and understanding
  • positive
  • encourages others / nurturing
  • non-judgmental and open-minded
  • resilient
  • passionate and enthusiastic
  • takes responsibility
  • takes risks

If you know someone who shows many of these qualities, this is your opportunity to congratulate and thank them for all the work that they do.

To make your nomination, please click this link to download the Community champions nomination form 2017.

Fill in this form and add an extra page if you need to.

Send the form to:

Community Champions Nominations,

By post to 1000 Lives, c/o The Keele Centre, Three Mile Lane, Newcastle under Lyme, ST5 5HH

Or email to

by Friday 2nd June 2017

If you have any questions please contact Lynne on 0751 881 3131