DALC Excellence Awards

The annual DALC Excellence Awards recognise the outstanding work done throughout Derbyshire in the local council sector.

The awards - now in their seventh year - are split into four categories; BHIB Council of the Year, Blachere Illumination Clerk of the Year, CCLA Councillor of the Year and, new for 2024 , TDP Environmental Project of the Year.

Nominations can be made from within a council, or by members of the public, and are simply a description (500 words max.) of why a council, councillor, clerk or project deserves an award for the work done in the previous financial year.

So -  if you've  made a real difference to your local community, your council  has been involved in a special project that you’re especially proud of, or your  clerk has gone the extra mile to do a great job, we want to hear about it! 

Making a Nomination

If you would like to make a nomination for 2024 Clerk, Councillor, Council or Environmental Project of the year, please do so on this nomination form before 31st July 2024.

Award Categories 

Blachere Illumination Clerk of the Year

TDP Environmental Project of the Year

BHIB Council of the Year

CCLA Councillor of the Year

Our Award Sponsors

Blachere Illumination

Blachere has been developing, designing and manufacturing Christmas lighting products since 1973, with Headquarters in France and divisions spanning Europe, USA, Canada and further afield.

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TDP is an award-winning Derbyshire business which manufactures outdoor, street and garden furniture from 100% UK recycled plastic.

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BHIB Councils

BHIB Councils is an independent, Midlands-based Insurance Broker with over 50 years of trading history. We support a wide range of organisations in the public, private and charity/not-for-profit sectors, as well as membership organisations and associations.

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Pioneers of ethical and responsible investment, CCLA has been leading the investment industry in collective action for decades. CCLA is now the UK's largest charity fund manager, well known for managing investments for charities, religious organisations and the public sector . 

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