Vote NOW for your Guardian Rose 2012 winner

ANOTHER year and another round of heart-warming stories of unsung community heroes who have been nominated for our Guardian Rose award.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 7th November 2012, 10:08 am

It is now time to cast your vote for who you think should be crowned the 2012 Rose winners at our glittering ceremony to be held at the Lion Hotel in Worksop on Thursday 29th November.

Look North TV presenter Clare Frisby will host the ceremony which will feature winners from 10 different categories, including last year’s brand-new addition - Services to Young People.

Take a look at the round-up of our wonderful nominees from the past 12 months and cast your vote for who you think deserves to win our top community award.

To vote for who you would like to win, simply text the word WGU (space) ROSE followed by a space then the number of your chosen finalist and send it to 61500, eg WGU ROSE 045.

Or fill in the coupon in the 2nd November Worksop Guardian edition and send it to: Guardian Rose Awards 2012, 21-27 Ryton Street, Worksop, Notts S80 2AY.

Deadline for all entries is Friday 9th November at 10am.

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Here is the full-round up of this year’s nominees. To find out more about their stories, pick up a copy of the 2nd Novemver edition of the Worksop Guardian.

• DEDICATION TO SERVICE

Bassetlaw Special Baby Care Unit (001)

Julie Marsden (002)

Edwin Machin (003)

Julie Starr (004)

• SPORTS PERSON OF THE YEAR

Steve Bannister (005)

John Simmonds (006)

John Drabble (007)

• FAMILY MEMBER OF THE YEAR

Margaret Beighton (008)

Bob Tipson (009)

Patricia Downs (010)

Cindy Riley (011)

• TEACHER/TEACHING ASSISTANT OF THE YEAR

Adele Parker (012)

Mandy Brown (013)

Cath Delaney (014)

• PUBLIC’S CHOICE

Romany Emmingham (015)

Lisa & Steven Hancock (016)

Tia Kirk (017)

Nick Fenech and Calum Cooper (018)

• MOST CARING PERSON

Tamzin Parkin (019)

Tricia Southwell (020)

St Mary’s Pre-School (021)

• VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR

Fran Taylor (022)

Craig Cooper (023)

Brenda Thompson (024)

• MOST SELFLESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

Sharan Needham (025)

Julie Allen Keogh (026)

Holly Higgins (027)

• MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON OF THE YEAR

Val Casey (028)

Hope for Homeless (029)

Chris Gascoigne (030)

• SERVICE TO YOUNG PEOPLE

Brian and Rita Rhodes (031)

Jill Deakin (032)

George Huthart (033)