THE search is on for the town's unsung heroes and heroines who give up their free time to help others.

St Helens District Council for Voluntary Service is currently looking for nominations for its St Helens Volunteer Awards 1998.

Award categories are: Community Volunteer, Employed Volunteer, Young Volunteer, Older Volunteer, Volunteer with a Disability, Student Volunteer and Health and Social Care Volunteer.

Closing date is Monday, April 27 and all nominations should be returned to: Volunteer Information Base, Room G3, Newton College Campus, Crow Lane East, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 9TT.

For information or nomination forms, call St Helens 623761.

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