Nominate your hero during coronavirus pandemic in Yorkshire Big Thank You Awards

The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it some of the biggest challenges our communities have ever faced.

Thursday, 22nd October 2020, 6:00 am
JPIMedia has launched the Big Thank You Awards in Yorkshire.

But the commitment, dedication and ingenuity of local heroes has truly been a sight to behold.

And today JPIMedia is launching the inaugural Big Thank You Awards in Yorkshire, sponsored by Sovereign Health Care, to salute those who have gone the extra mile during the pandemic in Yorkshire.

The Big Thank You Awards aim to recognise the heroic efforts of key workers, neighbours, families and friends who have been working, often behind the scenes, to keep us safe and healthy.

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But we need YOUR help to find them.

Click here to nominate your Big Thank You heroAnyone is eligible to win an award - from NHS staff to local shopkeepers or volunteers.

We are asking people to nominate their heroes for a Big Thank You Award. Nominations are open until November 12 and are submitted online at:

Russ Piper, CEO of Sovereign Health Care, said: “Sovereign Health Care was established almost 150 years ago to help the people of Yorkshire access healthcare services and we have remained true to this founding principle. Now, more than ever before, the health and wellbeing of the people in our communities is at the forefront.

“Over the last eight months, we have seen healthcare and key workers become quiet heroes against the incredibly challenging backdrop of the pandemic. These awards are an important opportunity to thank these amazing people and to tell their stories at a time when we all need hope and inspiration. We are delighted to be involved.”

Data Facilities, national NICEIC approved contractor and specialist in all electrical compliance disciplines, has also kindly sponsored the awards.

Readers will be given the chance to pick 10 winners from a shortlist of 30. Winners will be presented with their awards during a virtual ceremony on Friday, December 11 at 7pm.