Award Categories


Ambassador Award

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Business Award

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The Sunshine Business award will be given to a Morecambe business that has either excelled in the past year, contributed greatly to the local economy or been a mainstay of the town for many years.

Young Achiever Award

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The Sunshine Young Achiever award will be awarded to a young person (aged 18 or under) in any field who has had an outstanding impact during the year.

Sport Award

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The Sunshine Sport award will be given to an individual or a team who have excelled in the sporting arena. This could be a Morecambe sports person of any age, or a manager, trainer or coach, or a team.

Entertainment Award

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The Sunshine Entertainment award will be given to an individual or group who has produced sterling work in the field of Morecambe entertainment, whether it’s in music, dance, performance arts, theatre, TV or comedy. The winner could be a performer, a teacher, an arts worker or anyone involved in entertainment who is connected to Morecambe, a town with a great tradition in the field.

Community Group Award

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The Sunshine Community award will be awarded to a community group. This could be an organisation, charity or similar. The winning group will have made positive difference to the community of Morecambe.

Charity Fundraiser of the Year

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The Sunshine Charity of the year award will be given to an individual who works tirelessly to raise funds for a great cause, going to incredible lengths and showing exceptional dedication.

Health Hero Award

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The Sunshine Health Hero award will be given to an individual for excellence in healthcare, in the public, private or voluntary sector.

Unsung Hero Award

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The Sunshine Unsung Hero award will be awarded to an individual who deserves recognition for their work in the Morecambe community. He or she could be a charity or community worker, a teacher a group leader or anyone who sums up the term ‘unsung hero.’

Good Neighbour Award

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The Sunshine Good Neighbour award will be awarded to a neighbour who has demonstrated willingness to look out for each other, is sociable and friendly, offers practical help and is kind, caring and respectful.

Bravery Award

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This award will go to someone who has shown courage in the face of adversity, such as dealing with an unexpected, difficult or unpleasant situation or finding themselves in unprecedented challenging circumstances

Sustainability Award

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This award will recognise an individual, group or business that has demonstrated a commitment to sustainability and environmental protection, caring for and enhancing our environment.