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.
Business of the Year
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.
Community Sport Initiative
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/Lancaster sports person of any age, or a manager, trainer or coach, or a team.
The Sunshine Community award will be awarded to a community group. This could be an organisation, charity or similar that has made a positive difference to the community of Morecambe and Lancaster.
Fundraiser of the Year
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
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
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 of the Year
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.
Green Champion Award
This category recognises individuals, businesses or groups that have developed sustainable initiatives across the local community.
Inspirational Person of the Year
We are looking for a person who has shown exceptional courage in their life. They may have overcome great odds or made sacrifices above and beyond the call of duty.
Carer of the Year
For any individual or team who care and gives their time and their all - either voluntary or in the paid-for sector - for the benefit of others.
Volunteer of the Year
For those who give up their time to ensure that organisations can continue their work, tell us about your volunteer hero.