TIME is running out to submit nominations for the Ribble Valley Stars in Tourism Awards.

The borough council-backed awards will be announced at a glittering ceremony on Thursday, March 27, at Whalley Abbey.

Categories include new business of the year, new event of the year, unsung hero and team of the year.

Other categories include tourism champion, innovation in technology and visitor facilities.

The closing date for entries is February 28.

You can nominate yourself, the company you work for or any business, organisation of person that has shown a commitment to tourism in the Ribble Valley. To nominate go to www.visitribblevalley.co.uk or e-mail pridmore@ribblevalley.gov.uk