Award Categories Explained


Pride of Essex (Ultimate Award)

Awarded to inspirational adults who unselfishly give their time, often despite adversity. Setting an example to, or helping others less fortunate.


Child of Courage Award

Awarded to exceptional, inspirational children who manage to achieve, often despite adversity. Given for courage, determination, and a positive disposition to deserving, Essex based children, under the age of 16.


Community Champion Award Recognises people who go to great lengths to raise funds for charity and also those who help others in their community. Investing their time unselfishly, and occasionally at personal risk. 


Unsung Hero Award

Awarded for exceptional care in the community. Recognising individuals who make a real difference, by putting other people’s physical needs before themselves, in either a neighbourly, or professional capacity.


Inspirational Youth Award

Awarded to young adults who inspire and achieve often despite adversity. Also including those who make a difference to other peoples lives, and putting others needs before their own.


Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded to someone who has inspired people throughout the county.


'TOP' Award

‘Team of Pride’ - awarded to a Team or Group of people who have raised significant funds for charitable causes.





Other Supporters

Anglia Ruskin University Chelmsford