The First Minister has urged Llangollen people to put their nominations
in for the 10th annual St David Awards before the closing date
They are the
national awards of Wales and recognise the phenomenal work carried out by
extraordinary people across the country.
of nominees for each category will be chosen by an independent, expert panel,
which will be looking for people who have gone beyond the call of duty or
carried out selfless acts to support the community.
First Minister Mark Drakeford said: “I’m delighted we have
been able to celebrate Wales’ real heroes every year, for 10 years in the St
“Nominations for this year’s awards are open – this is the
perfect chance to nominate people who you believe deserve recognition,
whether they are a friend, colleague, neighbour or family member.”
winners included officers from South Wales Police who risked their lives
attempting to save the life of a 92-year-old man trapped in a burning building;
a team of engineers and students who developed a 3D printed jet respiratory
support system to help during the pandemic and Daniel Lewis, who, at the age
of 16 moved more than 25 tonnes of illicit waste from the Merthyr and
Gelligaer Common as part of his campaign against fly-tipping.
close on 31 October and can be made via the St
David’s Awards website.