Thank you to the Bristol Young Heroes Awards for an amazing evening of celebrations at the Bristol Harbour Hotel on Friday 7th July 2023.
Young Bristol would like to say a huge congratulations to all finalists and winners at the Bristol Young Hero Awards! The awards celebrates the valueable contribution of young people aged 11-19 across Bristol. They also recognise groups and organisations that have shown exceptional team skills and dedication to benefit young people.
Will Payne, our Youth and Community Development Lead attended with Jesse Payne, Club Lead at The Grove alongside young person from The Grove, Millie. Will and Jesse won the High Sheriff’s Award and Millie won the Environmental Hero Award.
Millie was initially nominated for the Environemntal Hero for demonstrating a deep commitment to The Grove when it came to protecting the local wildlife and environment. She has constructed multiple wildlife habitats and welcoming spaces for local wildlife whilst attending the club over the last few years. It was great to see her win the award for all her efforts at The Grove.
Millie’s contributions to our community have been truly inspiring. Her dedication and commitment to environmental sustainability serve as a shining example to us all, and demonstrate the powerful impact that one person can make when they put their mind to it.”
Jesse, Club Leader at The Grove.
Will and Jesse were nominated by a parent from The Grove Youth Club to win the High Sheriff’s Award. The pair were nominated for showing considerable dedication to the service of young people at The Grove and throughout our other Community Youth Clubs.
This recognition inspires me to continue pushing boundaries, striving for excellence, and making a difference in the world around me.”
Will Payne, Youth and Community Development Lead.
Congratulations to Will, Jesse and Millie for winning awards at Bristol Young Heroes, we are incredibly proud of all the work you do for young people and the local community. It was amazing to hear about the inspiration young people in our city who are making differences all around Bristol!