Heart of the Community

Sponsored By:

Purpose of Competition

This award celebrates excellence in corporate, social and ethical activity, and seeks to identify those organisations which best exemplify the social and community spirit which is at the core of North East culture.

Judging Criteria

The judges will pay particular attention to:

  • Evidence of contribution to the overall well-being of the community, its environment and general quality of life.
  • Projects that can demonstrate working in partnership with their local neighbours and community.
  • Projects which contribute to the economic regeneration of the region.
  • Using positive influence to support suppliers and other partners to adopt best environmental ,workplace and community practice.


The competition is not open to this category sponsor.


All financial information will be treated in the strictest confidence, however will be shared with the panel of judges and its advisors, The Journal and The Gazette. Please provide enough relevant information to enable the assessors to form a clear picture of your achievements.

Enter this Category