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Young Citizen Award

Young citizen Tiharna Vaja-Barthram

Nine-year-old fundraiser ‘pleased as punch’ at Young Citizen award nomination

A nine-year-old girl with a heart of gold has organised a programme of events at her school to raise £2,000 for the world’s poorest children.

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Christian Donavan, 15, cycled 167 miles to raise money for three charities.

Young Citizen Award: Christian cycles from Yorkshire to Wanstead for charity

A schoolboy who cycled more than 160 miles to raise money for children’s charities has been nominated for the Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Awards, sponsored by Exchange Ilford.

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Ashley Kissin

Redbridge mayor Cllr Ashley Kissin makes call for Recorder Young Citizen Award nominations

Redbridge’s new mayor has urged people to put forward their nominations for the Young Citizen Awards.

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After being sexually abused as a child, Lucy Daldy now helps other abused children through her mum's Step-Up support group

Inspirational abuse victim Lucy Daldy hails ‘fantastic’ Young Citizen Awards

Inspirational Lucy Daldy, who was named last year’s Exchange Ilford-sponsored Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award winner, said the accolades were a “fantastic way” of recognising the achievements and courage of young people in the borough.

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The Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award winner Lucy Daldy.

Sexual abuse victim who uses experience to help others gets international award

A woman who uses her harrowing experience of sexual abuse as a child to help other victims has been recognised for her work with an international award.

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The Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award winner Lucy Daldy

Gallery: Achievements of Redbridge’s volunteers marked at Mayor’s Awards

Some of the most hardworking volunteers in the borough were celebrated at the Mayor’s Awards, which took place on Monday at the Town Hall.

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Lucy Daldy was named as the winner of the Young Citizen Award

Redbridge’s hard-working volunteers saluted at Mayor’s Awards night

The cream of Redbridge’s volunteers was recognised at the Mayor’s Community Awards last night.

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July's winner Charlotte Smith climbed Mount Snowdon

Young Citizen Award - see our final 10 nominees ahead of awards night

We’ve been celebrating their achievements in our pages since March, but on Monday, the winner of our annual Young Citizen award will be revealed.

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Student Mia Sands

Barkingside teen who gives back to the community wins December Young Citizen Award

A community-minded student who strives to give pupils “the confidence to be who they are”, has become the final monthly winner of the 2013 Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award.

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Lighting diyas for Diwali

Diwali 2014: ‘The festival gives society a very important message today’

The colourful Hindu holiday Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is all about love and the victory of good over evil.

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'Poor rail conditions' have caused delays throughout the morning

Travel: ‘15-minute’ delays to Greater Anglia trains through Romford and Ilford

Trains through Romford and Ilford are delayed by as much as 15 minutes, Greater Anglia has warned.

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Young citizen Tiharna Vaja-Barthram

Nine-year-old fundraiser ‘pleased as punch’ at Young Citizen award nomination

A nine-year-old girl with a heart of gold has organised a programme of events at her school to raise £2,000 for the world’s poorest children.

Read full story »

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