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On the look out for inspiring young people

08 August, 2017
Dame Mary Perkins

Staff at Specsavers in Swanley believe there are lots of young local heroes in the area and are urging them to share their stories to be in with a chance of winning a prestigious award.

Specsavers in Swanley supports its founder's cause

Dame Mary Perkins, founder of Specsavers, has a special request for Swanley.  As patron and supporter of the BCYA or the British Citizen Youth Awards and these awards are very close to her heart.  

They celebrate and recognise the amazing achievements of young people who support the community, local charities and society as a whole - and she believes Swanley could have a great local hero worthy of an award.

Enter now

If you are selected as a winner, you could go on to attend a day at Palace of Westminster in October 2017, where Specsavers founder Dame Mary Perkins will present medals to those individuals who have done amazing things for their communities.  It is really easy to apply too.  

The British Citizen Youth Award is open to all children who will be under the age of 16 in October 2017. To apply, please email jacquif@britishcitizenawards.co.uk with BCYA in the subject line. The deadline for all entries is Wednesday 9 August 2017.  

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