West Belfast’s inaugural Inspirational Youth of the West Awards were heralded as a fantastic success by winners, finalists their families and friends and sponsors. Specsavers Park Centre was delighted to support five categories including Boys’ Boxing, Young Actor and Actress, Girls’ Martial Arts and Young Golfer.

Exciting and inspirational time

The awards evening was held on 7 October at local West Belfast hotel The Devenish and Specsavers Park Centre store director David Maguire attended the gala awards and presented trophies to the five winners in the Specsavers categories.

‘The Inspirational Youth of the West Awards demonstrated the fantastic contribution so many young people make to our local community and it was wonderful to see everyone receive the accolades they so justly deserve.’

Championing young people

The awards have been established by local paper, the Andersonstown News and aim to champion the achievements of young people age 18 and under. There were 35 categories spanning voluntary work, sport, academic and cultural attainments.

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