A REGIONAL award for outstanding members of the Essex community has opened its nominations.

The Who Will Care awards 2019 gives individuals and groups in various categories the opportunity to be recognised for their contributions.

This year’s award ceremony will be held at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford on May 22.

Nominations are open until Friday, April 12. For details, email whowillcare.awards@essex.gov.uk.