In the past, the Villager of the Year award has been given to an individual villager in recognition of their outstanding efforts, in any capacity, which have benefited the community of Purley on Thames over the previous year.

This year, for the first time, nominations may also be made in recognition of a village group or organisation which has contributed to the wellbeing of all or part of the community.

The criteria by which the committee will assess nominations are set out on the nomination form, which may be found here.  Hard copies of the form are available in the Purley Parish News or from the Parish Office at Goosecroft.

The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 31 July 2019.  Completed forms must be addressed to the Assistant Clerk and may be posted or hand-delivered to the Parish Office, or e-mailed to

Deadline for nominations is Wednesday 31 July 2019