NOMINATIONS for the Citizen of the Year 2017 and Young Citizen of the Year 2017 awards are being gathered by Marlborough Town Council.

The annual prizes go to people in the community who have gone over and above to improve the lives of others.

Whether they volunteer their time or inspire others with their work to improve the area, the council want to celebrate the best citizens in Marlborough and Manton.

Friends, family and colleagues have been asked to put forward someone they know who goes above and beyond to help the community.

Younger people will not miss out on the chance to be celebrated either, with the young citizen award going to any one under 18 who has done something inspirational over the last 12 months.

Nomination forms must be completed by midday on November 10 the winner's name will be announced at the Christmas Lights Switch-on event on December 1.

Visit the town council website to complete the form.