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Last year's Citizen of the Year presentation to Eddie McGaw
Last year's Citizen of the Year presentation to Eddie McGaw

Do you have a local hero? Or do you know a group of people who make a difference in your community?

If you do it’s time to put pen to paper and nominate them for The Galloway Gazette/Rotary Club of Newton Stewart Citizen of the Year or Group of Citizens of the Year.

We are inviting nominations from members of the public for this year’s most deserving local hero or most deserving group for their work improving the lives of others.

The local Rotarians and the Gazette are delighted once again to be jointly promoting the Citizen/s of the Year 2016.

Anyone can make a nomination for who they believe has made a telling contribution to life in Newton Stewart and the Machars area.

Your nomination does not have to be a prominent, high-powered or famous individual or group of individuals but someone who deserves wider appreciation for their efforts on behalf of the community.

Nominating could not be easier.

Simply fill out the coupon printed in this week’s Galloway Gazette and send it to The Galloway Gazette, 6-8 Queen Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6JL.

Or email you suggestion to Please provide your contact details and a brief account of why your nomination deserves recognition as well as their contact details.