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Make a Difference Awards

Welcome to the first ever BBC Radio Lincolnshire Make a Difference Awards.

Celebrate people who’ve gone the extra mile in Yellowbelly county.

We have five categories designed to celebrate people who've gone the extra mile to make a difference where we live in Yellowbelly county.

Winners will be invited to an awards evening in Spring 2019.


  • Inspiring Young Person of the Year - Awarded to anyone aged between 13-25 who is an inspiration to both young and old.

  • Call of Duty - Presented to a member or team of emergency service personnel, NHS staff or the armed forces for commitment to their profession.

  • Carer of the Year - Someone who cares for an individual or group of people on a regular basis.

  • Good Neighbour of the Year - Awarded to an individual or organisation that helps make their community a better place to live or work, either on a regular basis or through a single act of kindness or courage.

  • Fur'ever Friend of the Year - An individual or group who goes out of their way to care for animals.

In addition "The Yellowbelly Award" will be presented to the overall winner who scores the highest marks out of the five category winners.

How to enter

  • Online: You can enter online by clicking here - NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

  • By Post: Download our entry form via .word or .pdf and post it to BBC Radio Lincolnshire, Newport Lincoln, LN1 3XY.

You will need to get your nominations to us before 12 noon on Monday, 31 December 2018.

Proof of age, identity and eligibility may be requested. Click here to read the full Terms and Conditions and privacy notice.