Entering its fourth year, the initiative celebrates the fantastic people and hard work happening around Bridlington that makes the town and community one to be proud of. The award nominations are made by members of the public and winners will be selected by a judging panel. There are nine categories in the Extraordinary People Awards which aims to coverevery aspect of community life in the town. Categories include Spirit of Youth Award; Charity Fundraiser of the Year; Volunteer of the Year Award; Coastal Hero Award; The Community Local Hero Award; Shaping the Future Awards; Business, Tourism and Arts Award; Carer of the Year and Teacher of the Year. To make your local hero vote visit www.promenadesshoppingcentre.co.uk/epa-2019/
Last year's winner Bob Taylor. Award given to a group or organisation which may not have necessarily have raised the most cash but will be judged on innovative fundraising methods and the personal effort involved.
Last year's winner Joanne Miles. This award is for someone who strives to make their community a better place. A true shining beacon who could be an individual person who goes that extra mile to help a group or someone in the local community.
Bridlington Bird of Prey Centre won the award last year. Award for an education provider or a community group which has had a positive impact on its pupils/members and the wider community.
Tidal Wave Hair won the award last year. This award is a celebration of the cross section of businesses, tourism and arts we have in Bridlington and recognises those organisations that deliver exceptional service.
Last year's winner Jade Shelton. Award for an individual person or group who have selflessly volunteered to help a person or people whether it be for charity or just to help those less fortunate and in need.
Last year's winner Philippa Dyer. This award will go to an exceptional person, who has gone above and beyond and made a real difference to someone they care for. It could be a charitable achievement or making life better for residents and relatives.
Jack Joseph Vickers won the award last year. Award for young people aged 18 and under, for showing the best positive example to peers, their school or town general.
Jack Sanderson won the award last year. Award for an individual or team of people, who go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the sustainability of our coast, its industry and keeping people safe in our waters.
Last years winner Shannan Holt.This award is to celebrate a local teacher whether in primary or secondary education who goes above and beyond to provide outstanding education to their pupils.