Certificate of Merit Award 2021
The nominee must live or be involved in groups within the Ripley Township.
No sitting Councillor may nominate or be nominated.
Either nominate online below or download the nomination form by clicking the 'Download form' button above.
Deadline for applications: 1st September 2021
The winner will be notified mid-October 2021. They will receive their award at the Mayor's Civic Service later in the year, subject to
government Covid-19 guidelines.
Or request a form by calling 01773 513456 or emailing, firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are previous Certificate of Merit Award winners
2020 Mary Foster
Mary has dedicated several years to volunteering with The Friends of Ripley Greenway (FoRG) group, where she organises events and fundraising activities.
FoRG does a wonderful job of upkeeping Ripley Greenway which runs for two miles from Marehay to Butterley Hill in Ripley. They plant bulbs, maintain paths, hold regular litter picks and generally work hard to ensure it is a lovely green space for our community to enjoy.
2019 Alan Carter
Ripley resident, Alan Carter won the Ripley Town Council 2019 Certificate of Merit Award for his long service, support, and contribution to Neighbourhood Watch – North Division Derbyshire.
Alan began volunteering with Neighbourhood Watch back in 1989. Cate Wain, who nominated Alan for the award said, ‘Alan has a sense of great pride in living in Ripley and that pride is infectious. He is truly inspirational and now holds the position of Chair of North Division Derbyshire Neighbourhood Watch’.
2018 Jean Fardoe
Mrs. Fardoe was nominated for the award by her sister for her dedication and commitment over the past 30 years to charitable work and volunteering in her local community. Since 1986, Mrs. Fardoe has organised annual garden parties at her home in Heage for her family, friends and the local community, to raise money for Action Medical Research. Over the years she has raised over £133,000 for the charity.