THE 1st Annual Lincolnshire Youth Awards are now underway and anyone can nominate an inspirational young person from Lincolnshire,
The awards aim to celebrate and recognise young people who have made a real difference to Lincolnshire and its communities.
The Lincolnshire Youth Awards 2012 are organised by Off The Bench Lincolnshire, in partnership with, members of the community, Lincoln City Council, Wilkin Chapmen LLP Solicitors, Lincolnshire Youth Council, Lincolnshire Sports Partnership, Frontline Activities, The Showroom, Lincolnshire YMCA & StreetGames.
Anyone can nominate a young person and the only criteria for nominees are that they are under 25 years old and they reside in Lincolnshire, or the reason for their nomination occurred within Lincolnshire.
Those nominating young people under 16 must also get permission from the nominee’s parents or guardians first.
There are 12 awards in four categories: Community Awards, Sports Awards, Business Innovation Awards and Personal Achievement Awards.
For more information and to nominate online log onto www.otblincs.org.uk or to find out where you can pick up a nomination form.
The deadline for nominations is January 13 2012 and the awards ceremony will be held at The Showroom, Tritton Road, Lincoln on March 16 2012.