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We are a community packed with generosity but who do you think should win Armagh I’s Good Neighbour Award

David Hughes of Killeen Hardware

Killeen Hardware has been trading for over 37 years in the local Armagh area and is at the heart of the community.

It is for this reason that it is delighted to sponsor Armagh I’s Good Neighbour Award.

The award recognises people who dedicate their time to helping and supporting their neighbours and who are a positive role model to others.

Directors of Killeen Hardware David and Philip Hughes said that over the years the company has become “embedded” in the local Armagh community, serving customers and building business relationships with local tradesmen, other small businesses, farmers and everyday customers.

“We often see people having long conversations with friends and people they haven’t seen in a while, especially on a Saturday morning when people are getting their jobs done at the weekend. It’s a great thing to see,” they said.

“The management and staff recognise that Killeen Hardware is a place where people come and get their supplies and can have a bit of craic with the staff and other customers.

“We are very pleased to be able to sponsor the Good Neighbour award. This community of ours is full of generous, kind and considerate people. It’s part of who we are as people of Armagh.

“This is a great opportunity to recognise those people who have really gone above and beyond to help someone else out in a time where life has been challenging for us all.”

To nominate someone:

(a) Briefly describe how the nominee dedicates their time to provide help and support to their neighbour (b) Outline how they are a positive role model to others

You can nominate up until December 10 using this simple link here.

Please note that only the information you submit can be considered when shortlisting. Vague nominations may not be shortlisted. To give your nomination the best chance, please include as much detail as possible about their work.

The shortlisting panel will not be able to consider information already in the public domain or prior knowledge of the individual.

Finalists will be announced on January 10 and public voting for those finalists opens on January 14 and closes on February 11.

The winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony in Armagh Observatory and Planetarium on March 10.

Good luck to everyone!!

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