Great Oldbury Youth Football Club have been nominated for a Stroud News and Journal Community Award.

Nailsworth MOT Centre has also been nominated for the Best Customer Service award in the Stroud News and Journal Community Awards.

The centre which is based on the Inchbrook Trading estate has outstanding customer service always putting the needs of the customer first.

They were nominated by Holly Williams who said: "I believe that Nailsworth MOT Centre should win as even though I work here as front of house I work alongside the best guys that always have the customer at the forefront

"They go above and beyond and always fit in customers at the drop of a hat even though they are already over ran with work. They do it with a smile on their faces and also nothing is ever too much hassle.

"The team have gone from a small amount of staff to now a great team which means we can serve more people in the community and get them back on the road in quicker time

"We have a very friendly team who all muck in and I never hear any of the lads moan about anything. I feel very lucky to work alongside the lads here."

Great Oldbury Youth Football Club have been nominated as Best Sports Team or Club of the Year

Brad Brinkwort said: "Fantastic football club set up by my wife it has brought a fantastic atmosphere of learning and friendships throughout the club, the clubs volunteers are all polite friendly and really have the children's best interests at heart when teaching them how to play football.

"Endless fundraising for charities, it has brought amazing community spirit and endless happiness."

You can still nominate a person, project, team or organisation for a Stroud News and Journal Community Award.

Full details can be found online at

There are lots of categories to choose from Best Independent Business to Best Community Project.

Simply log on and make your nomination.