Search for young achievers

THE search is on to find the county’s most deserving youngsters who could pick up one of Derbyshire County Council’s Young Achiever Awards 2011.

The annual awards, which have been running for 13 years, recognise extraordinary children and young people in the county for: bravery in fighting an illness; kindness in helping others; commitment to improving their school, community or local environment; sporting, musical, artistic or academic success.

The closing date for nominations is Friday, October 14, 2011.

Derbyshire County Council will host a special ceremony in December.