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Slough Youth Award nominations are open

Nominations are open for the Slough Youth Awards, which recognise young people’s achievements.

Now in its sixth year, the awards are supported by the council’s Youth Voice team and Slough Youth Parliament. 

The annual ceremony arose from the youth parliament’s manifesto commitment to raise the profile of young people in a positive way, by celebrating their many achievements.

Please acknowledge the achievements and breakthroughs of our resilient and talented youth community by nominating them for an award in one for the following categories.

  1. Young Artist Award
  2. Young Environmentalist Award
  3. Young Inspiration Award
  4. Young Entrepreneur Award
  5. Young Sportsperson Award
  6. Young Volunteer/Voluntary Group of the Year Award

Submissions must be referring to achievements during 1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021 and be for a young person aged 11-19 or up to 25 years old with learning difficulties, disabilities or is a care leaver who lives in Slough.

Councillor Christine Hulme, lead member for children’s services, lifelong learning and skills, said: “Slough is full of talented and amazing young people who give their times as volunteers, are part of local groups and who go above and beyond to help the community.

"Our judging panel is looking forward to reading all about the fantastic breakthroughs Slough’s youth have made.”

The awards show will be hosted by members of Slough Youth Parliament and there will be a variety of performances on the night from local artists.

Nominations close on Monday 22 November. Save the date for the awards which will be held on 9 December at 7pm. 

Read more about the categories and fill in the nomination form.

Published: 2 November 2021