Nominate your Basildon Hero

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As part of Basildon New Town's 70th Anniversary, Basildon Council and Eastgate Shopping Centre will be celebrating 70 years with 70 Basildon Heroes.

Who we're looking for

Our Heroes can be individuals, or community, voluntary, sports or cultural organisations and businesses alike.

We're looking for individuals or groups who:

  • have made a significant positive contribution or have been instrumental to the development of Basildon over the last 70 years
  • are local volunteers or established community, voluntary, sports or culture sector organisations who have made a positive impact
  • are members of the community who have shown outstanding community spirit and demonstrated civic pride
  • are businesses or staff-members who have made a positive contribution to the development of Basildon and continue to do so
  • are educational institutions or students who have had a positive impact on the future generations of Basildon residents and/or the development of Basildon and continue to do so.

If you have someone in mind, we want to hear from you!

You can submit your Basildon Hero Nomination by any of the following methods:

If you have someone in mind, we want to hear from you! Your submission should explain how they meet one or more of the above criteria in no more than 500 words.

Nominations are open from February - September 2019.

Our 70 Heroes will be selected by a judging panel so please include as much information as possible. Heroes will be announced throughout the year and will be featured in an exhibition in the Eastgate Shopping Centre so keep an eye out during your next visit.

Heroes will be honoured at a celebratory reception at the end of the year where they'll receive a special thank you from the Mayor of Basildon.   

We look forward to hearing from you!