Specsavers stores in Marsh Mills, Armada Way, Saltash and Plymstock are delighted to be the headline sponsors of the 2017 Herald Community Awards.

Now in its fifth year, the awards shine a spotlight on Plymothian heroes and champions who make a positive impact in their communities. Each year, incredibly inspiring stories come to light during the awards celebrations. 

Hero of the year

Specsavers Plymouth representatives will join the judging panel at the Crowne Plaza awards ceremony to decide on the overall winner and Plymouth's Community Hero of the Year title. 

Daniel Tabb and Michael Hobbs said they were honoured to support the awards and look forward to hearing the humbling stories from all categories, including emergency services, hero of the year, young hero of the year, good neighbour, community group, animal hero, teacher, armed forces, lifetime achievement, carer and fundraiser. 

A word form the director

Plymouth store director, Phil Gray said: 'Suffice to say, the judges have a tough decision ahead of them to select Plymouth's Community of the Year title.'

Store director, Dr Josie Forte, added: 'We feel priviledged to support the Plymouth Community awards and to have the opportunity to reward some of the incredible people living and working in our city.'

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