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Youth Awards 2023 launched

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By Fiona Reid
Youth Awards 2023 launched

THE DG Youth Awards are back for 2023 and nominations are wanted of inspirational young people.

They focus on the amazing achievements of young people aged 12–25 in Dumfries and Galloway. The categories are:

1. Sport

2. Culture, Arts and Entertainment

3. Young Volunteer

4. Young Change Maker

5. Unsung Hero

6. Equality

7. Group of the Year

8. Youth Worker of the Year (Paid)

9. Youth Worker of the Year (Voluntary)

10. Young Enterprise and Business Award

11. Dumfries and Galloway Young Person of the Year

There will be an awards evening in Dumfries in November when the winners will be revealed.

To nominate someone, go to by October 23.

Finlay Anderson, chairperson of Dumfries and Galloway Youth Council, said: “It is great to see that Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards are back once again for 2023. The awards are a significant event for young people across the region and has built up a strong reputation for celebrating the personalities, talents and achievements of our young people.

“I look forward to hearing about the inspiring stories of young people from across Dumfries and Galloway this year.”

The DG Youth Awards are sponsored by The Crichton Trust and fully funded by 10,000 Voices In Action and the National Lottery.


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