WE’RE launching a search for a supermum with a heart of gold — and we need your help.

Mothering Sunday is on March 26 and the Times has joined forces with Newlands Shopping Centre to help us find our Mum of the Year.

She will receive a fantastic prize of £250 worth of gift vouchers to spend at Newlands Shopping Centre stores, including New Look, Peacocks, Simpkins Jewellers or Roman Originals, plus a £60 beauty treatment at new fashion salon Bibbidi Bobbidi Bootique. The 2017 Mum of the Year winner’s story will also be featured in the Times , and we’d love to hear all about why your mum deserves to be our winner.

Lorne Campbell, manager at Newlands Shopping Centre in Witham, said: “It’s so important that we recognise all that our mothers do for us and show our appreciation.

“This competition is a lovely way to give some much deserved recognition to somebody who has had a great impact on your life, a person whose love and care knows no boundaries.

“What better way to celebrate this special day than by sharing your story of why your mum deserves to be crowned Mum of the Year.

“We’re really looking forward to reading everyone’s entries and we hope we can find someone who is really deserving of this great prize.”

To enter the competition please explain in 200 words or less why your mum should be recognised as our Mum of the Year.

Entries marked: MUM OF THE YEAR should be emailed to deb@ ceidiog.com by 5pm on Friday, March 3 with contact details including a daytime telephone number.

The winning mum must attend a photoshoot and be involved in publicity.

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