Durham County Council Youth Council Awards at Beamish Hall Hotel

Proposed by their peers, teachers, parents and members of the community, the nominees were honored in a range of categories at a ceremony at Beamish Hall Hotel near Stanley and received over 40 awards.

Durham County Council Youth Council held its third annual event to recognize the achievements of young people and youth activists across the county.

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Councilor Ted Henderson, Durham County Council Cabinet Member for Children and Youth Services, said: “I would like to extend my congratulations to all the winners and nominees of the County Durham Youth Awards.

“These awards recognize the positive impact that young people can have on our communities. Congratulations everyone, you can be proud of what you have achieved.”

The Northern Echo: Charlotte Foster with her awardCharlotte Foster with her award (Image: Contributor)

Charlotte Foster from Coxhoe won the Role Model Award for her volunteer work outside of the youth council, having volunteered over 500 hours over the past three years.

Charlotte was also awarded the Durham Youth Council Choice Award after being voted on by her peers on the youth council.

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The Northern Echo: Amelia Lucas charity fundraiserAmelia Lucas Charity Fundraiser (Image: Contributor)

Seven-year-old Amelia Lucas, from Seaham, who raised over £1,300 making and selling bracelets for charity, won a Junior Superstar Award.

She also received the Ann Jackson Award for her outstanding performance.

This award was introduced this year in honor of Ann who passed away last year but dedicated her life to supporting vulnerable young people and ensuring their voice.

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The Northern Echo: Sensei Chloe CullenSensei Chloe Cullen (Image: Contributor)

Chloe Cullen from Consett, a junior sensei with a black belt in karate, won the Spectacular Sportsperson Award.

She was nominated after finishing second at the World Individual Fighting Championships in America as part of the KKO Great Britain team.

Jonathan Pyle, from Chester-le-Street, who gave up his time to help the youth council when volunteers were needed.

The Northern Echo: Jonathan PyleJonathan Pyle (Image: Contributor)

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