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Rutlands Lord Lieutenants Award for Young People

Published:Monday 11 January 2010

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Residents only have 1 week left to nominate a young person aged 13-19 who they think deserves to be recognised for their achievements!

Rutland County Council is supporting, for the second year running, an exciting award by The Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland, Dr Laurence Howard, to recognise the achievements of young people, aged 13-19 in the County. 

Dr Howard, has established the Lord-Lieutenant’s Award to acknowledge the positive contribution made by many young people in Rutland.

Nominations are now being sought for awards. To nominate young people for the Award a nomination form, which can be downloaded below or are available from all local schools, colleges and youth centres should be completed and returned to: Lord-Lieutenant’s Award, Rutland County Council, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP by 31 January 2010.

There will be a separate award for each of the following categories:
• Benefiting the Community – for commitment to improving the school, community or local environment.
• Bravery – for overcoming personal barriers to achieve success, making a stand against bullying, racism etc, or performing a life-saving act of bravery.
• A Voice for Young People – for contributing to promoting the views of children and young people in decision making.

There is one award in each category and nominations can be submitted until 29th January 2010. Nomination forms are being distributed to groups and individuals all around the area and additional forms can be downloaded from either or , from Rutland County Council Customer Services, or by telephoning the Council on 01572 722577.

The awards will be presented by the Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland, Dr Laurence Howard, at the Young People’s Celebration Event on 29th March 2010, which thanks to the generous support of Oakham School, is being held in their excellent facilities.

Dr Howard said: “I think that this award is a wonderful way to congratulate our young people on their achievements and successes that often go unrecognised. I look forward to receiving many nominations and encourage people of all ages to nominate a young person who they think deserves to be recognised in this way.”

For further information or advice please contact Rutland County Council Customer Services Team on 01572 722 577 or email:  

Nominations must be received by the County Council by 31 January 2010.

Rutland County Council
01572 722 577
start: Monday 11 January 2010


Nomination form (PDF, 516 KB)