Launch of new Youth Awards in Welwyn Hatfield

Do you know a young person who has given up their time to look after a loved one, has shown great courage and been a role model to others, has demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit or has been outstanding in sport or art? Then nominate them for a Youth Award!

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The Welwyn Hatfield Youth Awards have been launched by Welwyn Hatfield Youth Council with the aim of recognising and celebrating the diverse achievements of the young people in our borough.

The awards are open to young people aged 11-19 who live, work or are educated in the borough and have been outstanding in a particular discipline or gone above and beyond to help others.

Applications are accepted from friends, family, neighbours, schools, youth groups and voluntary organisations.

To find out more information on the categories for the awards, and to nominate someone, download the nomination formPlease submit your nomination by Sunday 9 January 2022.

The award categories are:

·       Young artist

·       Young entrepreneur

·       Young sportsperson

·       Young volunteer

·       Young carer

·       Inspirational young person

Councillor Bernard Sarson, Executive Member, Leisure and Community Safety, said:

The Welwyn Hatfield Youth Awards are brand new and are our way of recognising all the fantastic things our young people have achieved, whether that's in artistic and sporting pursuits, entrepreneurial endeavours, or helping others in the community.

With the rollercoaster that our young people have had to endure over the last eighteen months, we'd love for you to help us celebrate them in this way, so please send in your nominations!

If you have any queries, please email