Vote for a Young Achiever in the Bedford Independent Awards

Young Achiever girl in superhero costume eating ice cream on some steps

The nominations for this year’s Bedford Independent Awards – in partnership with the Harpur Trust – are flooding in, so don’t miss the chance to nominate your local everyday hero or why not put yourself forward?

The Young Achiever award, sponsored by Bedford Heights, honours an individual aged 18 or under who has achieved over and above the expected.  We’re looking for young people showing sporting, educational, community or charitable excellence.

Read: Bedford Independent Awards to celebrate Bedford’s everyday heroes

Everyone who is shortlisted will be invited to the ceremony on 23 April at The Quarry Theatre in the heart of Bedford.

The winners will be invited to collect their framed award certificate plus, as a thank you for their achievements, they will receive a voucher to spend at The Bedford Swan Hotel.

Each successful shortlisted nominee and their guest will be invited to the informal awards ceremony taking place in the beautiful surroundings of the Quarry Theatre.

Download a word version of the nomination form here

Download a .pdf version of the nomination form here

Tim Pain, Managing Director of Verve Developments Ltd, owners of Bedford Heights ‘I was really pleased to see a Young Achiever category in the Bedford Independent Awards as recognition at a young age can make a huge difference to that individual reaching their full potential.

The awards are celebrating Everyday Heroes and in the Young Achiever category that can be through charity work, in the community, or by sporting achievement, and I am very much looking forward to being a part of the judging panel and eventually presenting a worthy winner with the award.”

Nominating is simple and all completed forms should be emailed to by Friday 28 February – now extended until 10 March 2020

What are you waiting for?  Let’s get celebrating Bedford’s everyday heroes.

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