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Nominate now for first ever Young Westbury awards

This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 at 10:02 am.

THERE’S still time to submit a nomination for the first ever Westbury’s Young People Awards which will be held in March.

Westbury Area Board and local youth network will be holding the first Westbury Young People’s Awards on Friday 10th March at the Leigh Park Community Centre.

The town’s community engagement manager, Liam Cripps said, “The event is about celebrating the achievements of the truly remarkable children and young people who live in the Westbury community area.

“We are aiming for an inspirational evening and a showcase of local young people’s talent by entertaining the audience with dancing, singing and music. Matravers Dance will be performing on the night. If your club or organisation would like to be involved in the entertainment please get in touch!”

There will be a number of awards that each celebrate some of the different skills, achievements and commitments of young people. The categories are: • Young Achiever • Young Carer • Volunteering • Young Leader • Sporting Individual • Sporting Team • Young Voice • School Council • Young Individual Arts • Young Team Arts.

Any young person aged 18 and under living in the Westbury Community Area (Westbury, Coulston, Edington, Bratton, Heywood, Hawkeridge and Dilton Marsh) can be nominated for an award.

To find out more or nominate someone go to www.youngwestbury.org.uk

Liam added, “This event would not be possible without the support of local groups, organisations and businesses. If you would like to sponsor and present an award on the night and feature in the promotional materials please get in touch. The suggested sponsorship of an award is £100. Thank you to the business that have already agreed to sponsor an award; Martin & Co Estate Agents, White Horse News, Gooding Accounts, Morrisons,  Selwood Housing Group, Hills Group, Aldi, Tarmac and Somerset Care.

The deadline for nominations is Friday 24th February. For further details email Liam on liam.cripps@wiltshire.gov.uk