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Bovey Tracey Town Council’s annual Community Awards aim to acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of people in Bovey Tracey and Heathfield that might otherwise go unrecognised.                             

This year the council has decided to run with three Awards: Community Champion 2022 Award, Young Citizen of the Year 2022 Award, and Environmental Champion 2022 Award. The Council is seeking nominations for persons in each of these categories that have made a significant difference for others in our community over  the past difficult year. If you know such a candidate, why not nominate them for the appropriate award?

Each Award is open to residents, workers and volunteers living or working in the Parish of Bovey Tracey, which includes Heathfield.

Nominations may be submitted by residents, persons working in the Parish, voluntary groups, visitors, or customers who have a god experience of the nominee’s activities for the Parish.

The Award winners will be announced at the Annual Town Meeting on 30th March 2022, further details of which will be announced in due course.

Details of the general nomination criteria and process for the Community Awards for 2022 are shown below.

The nomination forms for a specific Award will include the qualifying details for that Award. These and the nomination forms can be viewed on the Bovey Tracey Town Council website


  1. Nominations can be submitted during the period from 1st February to 1st March 2022 inclusive.
  2. The preferred method of making a nomination is by completing a form on-line via                                                 
  3. Alternatively, a printed-out form may be completed and then forwarded by email to
  4. For those without access to the internet who would like to submit a nomination, please contact the Town Council on 01626 834217.
  5. Completed paper forms may posted or hand-delivered to the Council at: Bovey Tracey Town Council (2022 Community Awards), Station Road, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AW.
  6. If you would like help to complete a nomination form, please ask a friend or neighbour to complete one on-line on your behalf.
  7. Each nomination must have a proposer and seconder, as anonymous nominations will not be considered.
  8. Nominators may not be related to the nominee, except in the case of the Young Citizen 2022 Award.
  9. Nominees must agree to being nominated, and nominations for young persons under the age of 18 must have the approval of a parent or guardian.
  10. No serving councillor or officer is eligible for nomination.
  11. Those making the nomination are required to write a short report accompanying the on-line nomination form to describe their reasons why they believe the nominee deserves the award.
  12. Unless agreed otherwise, all personal details given in making the nominations will remain confidential under the Town Council’s mandatory privacy regulations.

The closing date for entries is 1st March 2022.


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