THERE'S still time to nominate someone special for the Good Neighbour Awards.

Now in its fifth year, Blackburn with Darwen Council has teamed up with the Lancashire Telegraph to find for the people who go out of their way to help others or who just want to make their neighbourhoods better places to live.

More than 100 people have been nominated so far.

A Blackburn with Darwen Council spokesman said: "Prizes on offer for this year’s awards include four family tickets to top national attractions; a six-month regency gym membership or tickets to the panto; a Stanley House voucher; a corporate meal for two at a Rovers home and The Mall vouchers.

"Unsung heroes are all over Blackburn with Darwen, nominating someone is easy."

Winners in the past included Nathan Pugh, who litter picks regularly, Jordan Bentley,who helps a neighbour who suffers with health problems, Richard Westhead, who has litter picked every day for 30 years and looks after a war memorial in Bold Venture Park, the West End Girls’ Group (WEGS), who help street clean and care for the elderly, Janet Pearce, Fatima Dhira, Dr Mohammed Naushad and Zara Hussain, who were nominated for a variety of work in their neighbourhoods and Hannah Goldthorpe who was also nominated for work in her neighbourhood.

To nominate someone, visit