THE deadline to nominate people who go the extra mile in the community for a top award is fast approaching.

 The Westmorland Gazette has teamed up with sister paper The Mail to host the South Cumbria Community Heroes Awards.

We have been inundated with nominations but want to give you one final chance to put someone forward.

Award categories include; Carer of the Year, Best Community Project, Good Neighbour of the Year, Unsung Hero, Good Friend, Volunteer of the Year, Young Achiever of the Year, Sporting Hero, School Worker of the Year and Helping Hand.

The main sponsor is GlaxoSmithKline at Ulverston.

Other sponsors include The Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner's Office and ACTion with communities in Cumbria.

The glittering awards ceremony will be held at the Abbey House Hotel in Barrow on October 11.

Visit before Friday to make your nomination.