Specsavers in Whitstable is looking for extraordinary young locals and is encouraging them to share their stories to have the chance to win a prestigious award.

Local heroes

Specsavers founder Dame Mary Perkins is the patron and supporter of the British Citizen Youth Awards (BCYA), which is very close to her heart.  The awards will give the public the chance to highlight the many acts of kindness, bravery and compassion carried out by children across the UK.

Last year, twenty youngsters were honoured, with each having their own unique and inspiring story.

Enter now!

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.

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

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