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High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan Awards

The High Sheriff Awards take place annually and are supported by our Chief Officers. The High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan is Jayne James.

The awards recognise young people who have made a difference in their community.

High Sheriff Awards 2015-16 poster

The High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan Youth Community Awards

Nominations for the 2015/16 High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan Youth Awards are now open.

If you:

  • Aged between 11 – 21 years old
  • Living or volunteering in the Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf areas
  • Have helped your neighbourhood, an individual, a family member, or a local organisation

Then you could be eligible for prizes of up to £1,000 for individuals and groups (three or more members). To give you a flavour, take a look at previous winners.

How do I nominate?

The closing date for nominations is Thursday 21 January 2016.

Youth Community Awards Application 2015-16

Send your completed nomination form to:

High Sheriff of Mid Glamorgan Awards
Erw Graig
Merthyr Mawr
CF32 0NU

Or email: highsheriffmidglamorgan@googlemail.com

Guidelines for entry:

1. Entries are invited from young people aged between 11-21 years old by Thursday 21 January 2016 .

2. A group must include three or more members, all aged between 11-21 years old on the Thursday 21 January 2016 .

3. Entrants must live in either Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil or Rhondda Cynon Taff County Boroughs

4. You must have someone to nominate you, who is over the age of 18, at the date the entry is submitted.

5. There must be two people, over the age of 18 at the date the entry is submitted, to provide a reference for you. Their names, telephone and email contact details will be required to assist the High Sheriff and judging panel in deciding if you are a winner.

6. The parents or guardians of the nominees’ permission are required for publicity (newspaper, website coverage) . We ask that if at any stage during the process you decide you do not want to feature in publicity that you make us aware as soon as possible.

7. Judging will take place on 3rd February 2016 and there will be an Award Ceremony on 3rd March 2016