Nominations sought for 2012 EBDA Award

NOMINATIONS are now being sought for this year’s EBDA Award.

The EBDA Award, instituted in 1977 and now in its 36th year, celebrates innovation, skill and enterprise within the communities of north Northumberland and the eastern borders, the area in which the old Eastern Borders Development Association was so effective in promoting regeneration in the 1960s and 1970s.

The 2011 Award was made to The Eyemouth Community Boatbuilding Projectl but the short list also included local businesses, voluntary organisations and individuals.

Nominations are invited from anyone - organisations or individuals - in the Award area, for the 2012 Award. It will be made to a person or an organisation who, or which, through skill or effort, has made an outstanding contribution in social, economic or environmental fields in the twelve months leading up to the November 30th 2012.

Further details of the Award and nomination forms may be obtained from James Evans at Makore, Northburn View, Eyemouth, Berwickshire TD14 5BG (01890 750701) or The closing date for nominations is December 8.