Who is Ottoery's citizen of the year?

PUBLISHED: 16:01 06 March 2009 | UPDATED: 08:42 18 June 2010

THE hunt for Ottery s citizen of the year is underway. Nominees are being sought for the competition and townsfolk have been urged to have a say on who they think has been the parish s outstanding resident over the past 12 months.

THE hunt for Ottery's citizen of the year is underway.

Nominees are being sought for the competition and townsfolk have been urged to have a say on who they think has been the parish's outstanding resident over the past 12 months.

Town clerk Judith Reynolds said: "The person nominated may be someone who has done a lot in their community or worked on a particular project. It's really up to the public to decide who they think merits this honour."

Any resident within the Parish boundaries- which includes the town, Tipton St John, Metcombe,Wiggaton, West Hill, Alfington, Escot, Gosford, Fenny Bridges and Thorne- can be put forward.

Nominations must be submitted to the council offices in Silver Street before March 27.

A winner will be announced at the council's Annual Parish Meeting on Friday, April 17.

Nominations should be from individuals and not groups, councillors and council employees are not eligible.

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