TOP PRIZE FOR YOUTH VOL­UN­TEER

Derbyshire Life - - Event -

A vol­un­teer on the Peak Dis­trict’s Eastern Moors was pre­sented with the Young Vol­un­teer of the Year Award at the UK Na­tional Parks Vol­un­teer Awards re­cently. Osian Wil­son, aged 17, has vol­un­teered with the Eastern Moors Part­ner­ship for over three years, firstly as a Youth Ranger and now as a Con­ser­va­tion Trainee. He is hop­ing the award will help him to raise aware­ness of a cam­paign he has started to end lit­ter­ing through ed­u­ca­tion in schools. For de­tails of Osian’s lit­ter cam­paign see www.face­book.com/ bat­tlingth­e­lit­ter.

The Youth Ranger group, where Osian be­gan his vol­un­teer­ing, was also recog­nised at the awards, com­ing run­ner-up in the Groups cat­e­gory.

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