Our annual Comet Community Awards took place this evening - with 12 worthy winners, alongside our fantastic finalists, celebrating great work and achievements in Stevenage and North Herts over the last year.
We are delighted to reveal the finalists for the 2019 Comet Community Awards.
There's still time to recognise your unsung heroes, but the deadline for entries for this year's Comet Community Awards is now less than 48 hours away.
A "selfless volunteer" who drives people to and from Stevenage's Lister Hospital has been nominated in this year's Comet Community Awards.
A well-respected headteacher who is leaving his job at Easter has been nominated dozens of times in the Teacher of the Year category of the Comet Community Awards.
A Stevenage schools inspirational cheerleading squad has been nominated in this year's Comet Community Awards.
A Letchworth grandmother has been nominated in this year's Comet Community Awards after taking care of a woman for three hours who had slipped on ice and fell.
A Hitchin dad who "embodies community spirit", has been nominated in the Charity Champions category for our Comet Community Awards.
The face of an addiction rehabilitation centre has been nominated for this year's Comet Community Awards for going above and beyond the call of duty to support clients.
A Letchworth business owner, who has "shone a new light on homelessness and deprivation", has received two nominations for our Comet Community Awards.
It may only have been a week since the official launch of the Comet Community Awards 2019, but entries are already coming in thick and fast from readers.