Youth Focus: North East hosted the 8th annual North East Young People’s Awards (formerly the Posbos) on Thursday 18th January 2018 at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. On the evening, we were entertained by three fantastic young artists showcasing their musical talent and magic.

We handed out 10 awards to young people and youth projects coming from as far as Berwick and Middlesbrough.

We’d like to thank Newcastle University, Virgin Money Foundation and Tait Walker LLP for their support.

A full list of the winners:

Group awards:

Young People’s Environmental Project 2017
Hemlington Linx Young People’s Allotment

Young People’s Social Action Project 2017
Gateway North East Stars and Mini Stars

Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Project 2017
‘My Beautiful Heart’ – Phoenix Detached Youth Project

Best Intergenerational Project 2017
‘Tales of Children’s Lives’ – North Tyneside Disability Forum

Best Youth Project 2017
Silx Teen Bar

Individual awards:

Young Volunteer Award 2017
Kieran Spencer

Young Employee/Apprentice Award 2017
Charlotte Tams

Inspirational Young Person Award 2017
Dani Heron

Young Activist Award 2017
Lillie James

Young Carer Award 2017
Katarina Moore

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