Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Medal nominations open

NOMINATIONS have opened for this year’s Henley Town Medal award.

The medal is presented to residents who have achieved notable accomplishments or given at least 10 years’ service to the community.

It can be presented posthumously up to three years after death of an individual.

To be eligible, nominees must:

l Either live, or have lived, within five miles of the town centre or work in the town or actively participate in the town’s organisations.

l Have fundamentally contributed above and beyond the call of duty to the sustainable wellbeing of the town and its residents and or organisations.

l Be of mature and good character and a positive role model for the town’s citizens.

Serving members of the council are ineligible.

Residents are encouraged to put forward nominations via their local councillor. Nominations should have a proposer and a seconder.

The nominees will be considered by full council on February 14 and the medal or medals presented by the Mayor Julian Brookes in May.

Nominations should be sent to town clerk Janet Wheeler by February 3 by email at j.wheeler@henley
towncouncil.gov.uk or call (01491) 630074.

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