Show us what's great about Dorchester and win a Canon D-SLR Camera!
By NewsPipe | Thursday, November 22, 2012, 15:49
How do you fancy winning a new Canon D-SLR and a place on a photography training course? All you need to do is take a photo that you think shows why Dorchester has the best community spirit in the country.
The Communities in Focus competition has been launched by the Big Lottery Fund and national communications charity Media Trust in partnership with the LocalPeople and Thisis community news websites.
From snapshots of local events such as street parties and farmers' markets to portraits of people making a difference, such as charity volunteers or the village choir, Communities in Focus is designed to showcase the brilliant people, groups and activities that are the life of our communities.
The competition will run on the competition pages of all Thisis websites and on localpeople websites across England for four weeks. There are two categories in the competition: one for inspiring images of community life, and the other for photos of projects funded by the Big Lottery Fund making a positive difference to people and communities.
One winner will be selected from each category by a high profile judging panel, each winner will receive a new Canon D-SLR camera and two places on a photography training course supplied by Media Trust. Entries to the competition must be submitted via Media Trust's Cam360, a new app and website specifically designed as a place to share and publish great images. Simply register for free via the Cam360 website or download the Cam360 app from the App Store on your iPhone, select one of the two categories and submit your photo.
All entries must be supplied with a caption explaining when the photo was taken and why it illustrates what's brilliant about their community, or Big Lottery Fund project. Full details on how to enter are available at www.mediatrust.org/cam360. Entries must be received by Wednesday 19 December. To find Big Lottery Fund projects in your area, visit: http://www.biglotteryfundgrants.org.uk