Nominate town heroes

Nominations are now being invited for the 2011 Ripley Town Council Certificate of Merit Award.

Nominees must live in the town council area and cannot be sitting councillors.

Leader of the council Cllr Steve Freeborn said: “The town council is anxious to encourage nominees of any age or walk of life, well known or not, whose voluntary service to the community or contribution to life is worthy of this award.”

Nomination forms are available from the town clerk. Closing date for nominations is Friday, September 30. The forms can be obtained from the town hall, or by e-mail at