Running for the 14th year across England & Wales and the 6th year in Scotland, these are the only national awards celebrating the vital work of councillors.
Nominate a councillor
Meet the judges
The 2023 ceremonies
Stay tuned to learn more about the 2023 ceremonies and RSVP.
Cllr Awards through the years
Relive the ceremonies and see the winners from years past.
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This year’s Awards are only possible thanks to the generous support of our founding partners CCLA.
CCLA is a leading specialist fund manager for local authorities and charities. When they began sponsoring the Cllr Awards they had 22 local authority client accounts. Today they have over 700 and this number is growing every month. CCLA are owned by their clients – their mission is to serve the whole sector, regardless of size.
Leader of the Year
Young Councillor of the Year
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