Pride of Houghton Awards

Each year the Town Council run the Pride of Houghton Awards. Do you know an individual or group of people, young or old, who deserve recognition for their efforts, skills, talents, perseverance or commitment? Why not nominate them for a Pride of Houghton Award and let them have  the chance to get the recognition they deserve.

History of the Pride of Houghton Awards

The Pride of Houghton Scheme was set up by the Town Council in 2002 after much discussion and planning. The Council wanted to have a scheme which honoured the work of the unsung heroes of the town and the work that goes on behind the scenes which may not always be recognised. Nominations have been and are invited for people who go above beyond the call of duty and who selflessly put others before themselves.

The scheme was amended in 2016 to include new categories, and highly commended nominees, and new categories are still being added to allow nominations for as many sections of the community as possible. The Pride of Houghton Awards categories for this year may include:

  • Individual
  • Young Person (under 18)
  • Carer - (The extra mile award)
  • Care Home Workers
  • Community Facilitator / Local Hero
  • Local Group
  • Local Business/organisation in Houghton Regis
  • Lifetime achievement/special award
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