22 June 2011
This year the Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards received a total of 80 entries, a massive 30% increase on last year.
A good number of applications were received across the categories:
Education Award - 17 applications
Economic Regeneration Award - 5 applications
Social Inclusion Award - 19 applications
Heart of the City Award - 12 applications
Lord Mayor's Award - 7 applications
Community Partners Award - 20 applications
Entries came from a variety of organisations across diverse industries, and ranged from large multinationals to small local firms.
The first round of judging takes place on 30 June and the shortlisted organisations will be announced on 1 July.