Categories #LoveSouthTyneside 2024 Categories List

The lead sponsor for this year's awards is Equinor.

Supporting Others

This category celebrates special people who volunteer their time to support other people, particularly in their time of need.

Sponsored by Banks Group


This category recognises those who volunteer their time to improve the environment in South Tyneside.

Pentagon Assurance is a North East business, with offices in South Shields. The Pentagon team support local businesses in the Engineering, Manufacturing, Energy and Construction Industries. They support the Industry to achieve Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental standards. A great sponsor for our Environment Award.

Above and Beyond

This category celebrates those who bring something extra special to their 'day job' that is recognised and valued by customers or colleagues.

Key Subject Tuition are a South Tyneside based business who offer support to those who need additional help with Maths and English. Their lessons are tailored and differentiated to suit individual needs. They help develop students’ confidence and support progress so that their students can achieve above and beyond. It’s great to have them on board to sponsor our Above and Beyond category.

Business Supporting the Community

This category recognises a business, which includes sole traders, social enterprises, community interest companies and SMEs, that play a part in South Tyneside life. This could be through structured programmes such as volunteer days for employees, to ad-hoc activity, including fundraising, donations of equipment or skills – or anything that constitutes corporate social responsibility.

This category is for businesses only. Nominations made for registered charities will be considered within the other Award categories.

Inspiring Talent

This category celebrates those who voluntarily share their talent or teach new skills to others, through sport, art, music or culture.

Heart of the Community

This special award celebrates those with big hearts who have laid foundations or led initiatives that have seen community organisations grow and flourish over a number of years.

Newcastle Building Society has been at the heart of South Tyneside for many years. With a branch located at the Denmark Centre in South Shields, they offer local residents a variety of mortgage and savings products, along with face-to-face financial advice from Newcastle Financial Advisers Limited. It’s great to have this stalwart of the community sponsoring our Heart of the Community.

Team of the Year

This award recognises those teams who work together as a whole to make a difference and make South Tyneside a better place.

Total Resources UK are a South Tyneside company with exceptional depth of experience in the highways industry. They support customers with site inspections, design, construction and delivery across all aspects of traffic management, road resurfacing and event management. They are very much a company based on Team Work, employing local people into local jobs.

Uniformed Services

This category recognises an individual or a team who plays a part in our uniformed services including armed forces, blue light and rescue, prison and probation, cadets and reservists.

Nominations could include those who volunteer with the services, as well as paid employees, and children and young people who participate in cadet programmes.

Judges will be looking for examples of exceptional performance including actions which make a difference to individuals or our community as a whole.

Sponsored by Kelly's Wharf - Hebburn Riverside

Kelly’s Wharf is a fantastic new landscaped riverside community of high quality modern living and public spaces in Hebburn.

#LoveSouthTyneside Award

This category celebrates passionate people who work tirelessly to create opportunities, events and activities that inspire, promote pride in their area and involve people from all walks of life.

Supported by

Logos of Red Sky Foundation, South Tyneside Council and The Customs House

Ready to nominate?

You have until 12 noon on Monday 1 July to submit your nominations.