Specsavers in Brixton is working with the British Citizen Youth Awards to attempt to find and reward extraordinary contributions made by young people in their local communities.

The awards, which are now in the second year, offer youngsters the opportunity to highlight their oustanding acts of kindness, bravery and compassion carried out by children across the United Kingdom.

Awards presentation

Those selected to receive an award will be invited along to a special presentation at the Palace of Westminster in October 2017, with the awards presented by Specsavers founder, Dame Mary Perkins. 

Inspiring stories

Store director, Brian Simpson, said: ‘We're extremely proud to support such a wholly worthwhile and inspirational cause. Hearing the stories of extradorindary bravery from young people within our local community is extremely humbling and we're sure there are a number of youngsters in and around Brixton that would be worthy of selection.'

How to enter

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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