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Young Citizen Award

Thursday, September 14, 2017

A teenager who achieved outstanding A-level results despite undergoing two major operations – including a kidney transplant is our Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award monthly winner for August.

A young man from Newbury Park is feeling the autumn chill after shaving off his afro for a good cause.

A young trumpeter who has wowed crowds at top concert halls is celebrating after she also struck the right note in her exams.

A 16-year-old boy who took his A-levels two years early is this week’s nominee for the Recorder/Rotary Club Young Citizen Award.

Whilst most teenagers will find taking their exams stressful, not many will have faced as many hurdles as Shimal Devapura.

A 14-year-old girl who completed an incredible 54 holes in one day to raise money for charity is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

A 12-year-old boy who wrote a moving poem about the Grenfell Tower tragedy is this week’s nominee for the Recorder/Rotary Club Young Citizen Award.

A young woman who rushed to the aid of victims of the Grenfell fire tragedy said she knew she “had to do something” to help those affected by the blaze.

An 11-year-old girl, who grew her hair for two years to help cancer-stricken children get wigs, is this week’s Young Citizen Award nominee.

An adventurous Ilford man whose disability has not held him back from conquering extreme adventures has inspired thousands of people.

A 17-year-old volunteer has impressed her colleagues with the patience and care she has shown helping children with autism and ADHD.

The Recorder is relaunching its Young Citizen Award today to recognise the inspirational young people in Redbridge and the amazing work they do.

In celebration of Local Newspaper Week, which runs until Sunday, three community figures have shared their thoughts on how the Recorder’s work has made a difference.

In celebration of Local Newspaper Week, which runs until Sunday, three community figures have shared their thoughts on how the Recorder’s work has made a difference.

With the winner of this year’s Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award set to be crowned in March, we unveil the last of our inspirational finalists.

With the winner of this year’s Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award about to be crowned, we unveil our first five inspirational finalists.

An 11-year-old has fundraised thousands after a TV advert inspired her to raise cash for children living in poor countries.

“Keep your head up. Not everyone is against you,” said Zakiyya Hall, a young man who uses his care experience to positively influence other young people.

“Helping out and volunteering is not thought of as cool but if you give it a try you would be surprised about how much fun you can have,” said scout leader, Matthew Midlane.

“In the Bible it says love your neighbour as you love yourself and I want others to love the same way.”

A 11-year-old girl, who raised £110,000 for a children’s hospice after her sister died of a brain tumour, has won a national award.

A student who promotes sport and outdoor activities at Redbridge College has been nominated for the Recorder/Redbridge Rotary Club Young Citizen Award.

Passing the bat-on and teaching other young cricketers is no trouble for one 20-year-old.

A courageous 12-year-old put her day-to-day difficulties aside to raise cash for charity by singing in front of thousands of people.

While many youngsters spent the summer playing outside, an 11-year-old used his time to perfect an idea to run workshops aimed at bringing fathers and sons closer together.

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