Nominations for the 2020 Young Westbury Awards close in

Westbury Young
People's Awards

2020 Award Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2020 awards have now opened. Make your nomination for a young person who has done something special or amazing and see them get the recognition and thanks they deserve.

The Westbury Area Board and local youth network will be holding the 2020 Westbury Young People’s Awards on Wednesday 10th June at Matravers School.

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, celebrating the amazing achievements of our children and young people and showcasing their talent by entertaining the audience with dancing, singing and music. 

If your club or organisation would like to be involved in the entertainment please get in touch!

 The Westbury Young Peoples Awards are an opportunity to celebrate some of the spectacular young people we have living in the Westbury Area.

We have a number of awards that each celebrate some of the different skills, achievements and commitments of young people.

Any young person aged 18 and under and up to 25 years with a learning disability living in the Westbury Community Area (Westbury, Coulston, Edington, Bratton, Heywood, Hawkeridge and Dilton Marsh) can be nominated for an award.

The Awards will be presented at a special evening event at Matravers School, Westbury on Wednesday 10th June 2020.

Nominations close on Friday 10th April.

Young Achiever Award

We are looking for someone who has achieved something special to them or others; a young person who normally finds it hard to do things or a young person who has simply achieved something outstanding in difficult circumstances.

Young Carer Award

Do you know a young person who has cared or is a carer for someone? This could be a family member or friend who is suffering from a long-term illness or injury. It could possibly be they have just helped someone through a difficult time in their life.

Volunteering Award

Volunteering Award

Calling all children and young people who have given their time for free and made a difference to the local community. This could be through fundraising for a local group, helping a local charity for a day or any other voluntary event.

Young Leader Award

Young Leader Award

This award is for a young person who has worked with younger or older children in developing activities or services. If you know of a young person, who assists with an after-school or weekend club, this could be the award to reward their efforts.

Sporting Individual Award

Sporting Individual Award

This award is aimed specifically at a young person who is determined to give 100% to their chosen sport and who has a vision of representing the local area or to become a professional sports star.

Sporting Team Award

Sporting Team Award

We are looking for a team who has focused its abilities and for the young people in the team to be determined to reach the top spot. If this sounds like your team, you know what to do!

Young Environmental Champion Award

Young Environmental Champion Award

We are looking for a young person or group of young people who have taken action on Environmental Issues in the local community. This could include encouraging others to take action on climate change, through to helping with local litter picks and anything in between. If you know someone or a group that fits the bill, nominate them today

School Council Award

Are you a teacher or parent at a school with a strong school council? We are keen to select a school council that has had an input into whole school issues. This can include healthy eating, anti-bullying and any other issues identified by the school council.

Any school council from any of the schools in the Westbury Community Area can be nominated for this award.

Young Individual Arts Award

We are looking for a lively, talented or creative young person. If you know a young person who is keen and dedicated to their local dance group, band or school club, you could nominate them for this award that recognises their talents.

Young Team Arts Award

Calling all people who know a local dance group, band, choir or any other creative young people who perform together as part of a team or who like to perform for the benefit of others. Make them proud and nominate them today.

2020 Award Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2020 awards have now opened. Make your nomination for a young person who has done something special or amazing and see them get the recognition and thanks they deserve.

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