Nominate county’s inspiring youngsters for top award

Amanda Jane Parker JP has been chosen as Lancashire's next High Sheriff by HM the Queen.

Amanda Jane Parker JP has been chosen as Lancashire's next High Sheriff by HM the Queen.

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The deadline is fast approaching to find the High Sheriff of Lancashire’s Young Citizen of the Year 2016.

High Sheriff Amanda Parker is welcoming applications about young, inspiring people who have put others first.

This year’s closing date for entries is January 31.

The High Sheriff said: “As High Sheriff I am committed to recognising the many young people who are doing fantastic work in their communities, making them safer and happier places to live.

“They give selflessly of their time to support and help their peers and neighbours of all ages. We want you to tell us about someone you know who is doing this, someone deserving of an award.”

Lancashire Constabulary’s Chief Constable Steve Finnigan said: “This award highlights the contribution that young people can make towards supporting people in Lancashire by reducing vulnerability and building community resilience.”

All finalists will be invited to attend a presentation at Lancashire Constabulary headquarters in spring and the winner will receive £500 towards a project or charity of their choice plus a specially commissioned trophy and certificate from Lancashire’s High Sheriff and Chief Constable.

Application forms can be completed online at www.lanpac.co.uk.

For more information you contact Al Yusuf on 01772 412796.