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Nominations for the awards will close on 31 January.

Nominations for the awards will close on 31 January.

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9 January 2019

Do you know a young hero?

Can you help Fareham Borough Council find inspirational young people worthy of a Young Citizen of Honour Award 2019?

Each year the Council presents a number of Young Citizen of Honour awards to honour and recognise residents who live in Fareham and have made a difference to the lives of local people. Previous winners have been nominated for bravery, helping others at school or college, coping with something life changing, helping the local environment or caring for an individual.

One of our 2018 Young Citizen of Honour winners was twelve-year-old Amber Munn. She was nominated for her passion and dedication to Fareham Musical Society despite suffering from extreme Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Hirschsprung's disease, which has been an inspiration to the group.

Amber said: “I hope that this makes other people see that no matter how hard things might be for you, nothing can stop you from doing what makes you happy.” 

Executive Leader of Fareham Borough Council, Cllr Seán Woodward, said: "There are so many young people in Fareham who go out of their way to help others and improve our community and often they do not get the credit that they deserve. I would encourage anyone who may know a young hero like Amber to nominate them for this worthy award.”

There is also a category for residents aged over 18. The deadline for nominations for both categories is Thursday 31 January 2019.

The winners will receive invitations to

If you know someone that you think is a bit of a hero then simply fill out our nomination form online, call the Communications Team on 01329 824310, or email publicity@fareham.gov.uk.  We’d love to hear from you.

You can nominate anyone who is resident in the Fareham provided they are not a family member.


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For further information contact:

The Communications Team
Tel: 01329 824310
Email: publicity@fareham.gov.uk
Fax: 01329 550576

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