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Residents urged to nominate unsung heroes for Community Pride Awards
ONE of York’s most well-known businesses is urging residents to nominate the city's unsung heroes in this year’s Community Pride Awards.
Nestlé, one of the city’s biggest employers, have again sponsored the Spirit Of Youth category in the awards, which help recognise and celebrate the differences that the city's residents can make in the lives of others.
James Maxton, spokesman for Nestlé, said: “Nestlé is delighted to continue its support of the Community Pride Awards.
“The Spirit Of Youth award is incredibly inspiring and a great way to recognise someone for their had work.
“We would encourage people to nominate an indivudual who they believe reflects the Spirit Of Youth.”
Last year Paisley Laws won the spirit of youth category, after the judges recognised the 18-year-old’s determination and positive outlook despite undergoing numerous painful operations since childhood to improve her mobility.
Paisley, who was born with cerebal palsy, stood out to the panel as she has kept a smile on her face throughout the challenges she has faced.
She was last month invited to have lunch with the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice in the Mansion House as a result of winning the award.
Mr Maxton said: “Paisley represents the award fantastically – she is an inspiration to many young people.”
You can nominate people by visiting yorkpress.co.uk/news/communitypride/