Final call goes out for nominations for a New Year gong

Irish dance teacher Carol Platt is one of our final nominations for the Belper News New Year Honours.

Carol and her family run an irish dance group called Folk Friendzy, which has more than 70 pupils and runs dance classes three times per week and appears at numerous events.

Her nominator, Tracy Litchfield, said: “I think Carol and her family deserve recognition for all their hard work.”

Nominations for our 2013 Honours close tomorrow (January 31) and we want you to nominate your heroes.

Email:, with the full name of your nominee and the reasons for you nominating them.Write to us at 8 Heanor Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8ER.Drop off nominations at our community postbox at News Corner, King Street, Belper. Call us on 0115 9446188.You must include YOUR name and phone number and YOUR NOMINEE’S name and phone number!