Celebrating Age Awards 2018-06-06T12:39:35+00:00

Nominations are now open for the Celebrating Age Awards 2018

Islanders are invited to recognise the achievements of local older people, over the age of 50 and celebrate their contribution to Island life, by nominating them for a Celebrating Age Award.

Sponsored by Wright Estate Agency and hosted by Age UK Isle of Wight, the Annual Celebrating Age Awards will be returning as part of the wider Celebrating Age Festival from 1st to 7th October 2018.


Tell us about someone you know deserves recognition for their efforts by nominating them for a Celebrating Age Awards in one of the following categories:

Age Friendly Entrepreneur

Someone over 50 has made a big contribution to island business.

Age Friendly contribution to the community

Someone over 50 who has devoted their time and effort to change the lives of others. Someone who has impacted the community in a significant way.

Supported by:

Southern Vectis

Age Friendly Arm in Arm

An older adult or group of people, young and old, who work together across generations. A group who contributes towards bridging the gap between young and older people.

Supported by:

Southern Housing Group

Age Friendly Active Person

Someone over 50 who continues to be dedicated to and passionate about sport. Or someone who has achieved great things by crossing the finish line the finish line in a physical activity.

Supported by:


Age Friendly Impact

An older person who is selflessly making a difference to other people’s lives. Someone who has generally impacted the island in a positive way over the years.

Supported by:


Age Friendly Challenge of the Year

An older person who overcame a serious challenge and showed courage and determination to inspire others.

Supported by:


Age Friendly Volunteer

Someone who devoted his/her time to volunteering and helping others

Supported by:

Red Funnel

Age Friendly Team

A group of older adults who worked together to do something outstanding.

Supported by:

Stylish Windows


You can nominate via the online form here

Alternatively, you can download a form here: CAA Nomination Form 2018 and return it to nominations@ageukiw.org.uk 

Forms are also available from the Age UK IW office at: 147 High Street, Newport, PO30 1TY or by calling (01983) 525282 and requesting a form by post or email free of charge.

All completed forms can be returned free of charge to: Age UK Isle of Wight, Freepost RTGG-LRCS-JRBZ, Newport, PO30 1TY.

As with last year, 3 nominees for each award will be short-listed and the winners announced on the evening.

Nominate online

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