Time to hon­our your top young­sters

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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

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