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Applications for the PoSBOs 2016 Are Open

The PoSBOs, now in their seventh year, celebrate and acknowledge the hard work and contribution that young people across the region have made in their local communities in the past year.

The tagline for the PoSBOs 2016 is “celebrating Young People in the North East” because we believe that the work young people do to benefit communities across the North East should be celebrated and recognised.

The awards are hosted annually by Youth Focus: North East and are organised and ran by young volunteers from the PoSBO Steering Group.

Please be aware that in order to submit this application, all of the required fields must be completed.

Please give careful consideration to the following questions before you complete this application form:

+ Why are you nominating this entry?
+ How long has the individual/group been in this role?
+ What makes the individual, group or project truly stand out?
+ What challenges have they faced and how have they overcome them?
+ Please describe why you think this individual, group or project deserves this award?

More information on the PoSBOs and the award categories are available from our PoSBOs Application Guide.

To accompany your application we need you to provide three high-quality images as well as a short video, no more than two minutes in length, explaining why this nomination deserves a PoSBO. These should be forwarded to Mark Jones. Or posted to:

Mark Jones
Youth Focus: North East
Suite 6, New Century House
West Street, Gateshead
Tyne & Wear, NE8 1HR

The deadline for submitting applications for the PoSBOs 2016 is Friday 14 October 2016. Applications for the PoSBOs 2016 can be made via our online application form. Alternatively, there is a word document version available if required.

This year we are also offering sponsorship packages, all of the information on the packages available are included in our sponsorship pamphlet.

For more information on the PoSBOs 2016, please contact Jamie Mercer.

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