Time to honour your top youngsters
YOUNG people in Chiltern can have their contribution and achievements recognised and rewarded by being nominated for an award.
Nominations are being sought for the 2015 Chiltern District Council Youth Awards.
Categories for this year’s event include the arts, sports, academic attainment and volunteering.
Youngsters aged from eight to 21 years of age can be nominated in any of the seven categories.
The closing date for nominations is 5pm on Friday, February 13, with the awards ceremony being held on Thursday, March 19, at The King’s Church in Raans Road, Amersham.
Chiltern District Council’s cabinet member for community Peter Hudson said: “This is a great opportunity to recognise, and reward, the efforts of young people who are taking an active interest in their communities and environment. Too often we hear only negative
AWARDS: Winners of a previous round of the Chiltern District Council Young People Awards they’re making. That it why it is important to get those nominations rolling in.”
The Youth Awards are run by Chiltern District Council in conjunction with Thames Valley Police and GLL, leisure providers. They are held every other year, alternating with Community Awards.
To nominate someone visit www.chiltern.gov. uk/youthawards or download a printable form and send it in to The Community Team, Chiltern District Council, King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham HP6 5AW or call 01494 732 058 for a form to be sent to you. stories regarding young people – but in reality there are a great many youngsters doing laudable things and often not being recognised for the positive contribution