Shortlisted nominees: CFL Awards 2018

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Communities and schools working together

This category is sponsored by Trinity Leeds, and recognises the invaluable support that pupils and schools receive from their local community via organisations, educators or individuals.

Shortlisted nominees for 2018 are:

Ahead Partnership

Go-Givers Make a Difference Challenge, Leeds

The Shine Project

Fuel for School and The Light

The Rainbow Factory


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Inspiring creativity through Arts and Culture

This category recognises the fantastic opportunities and invaluable support that children and young people receive from the arts and cultural community of Leeds.

Shortlisted nominees for 2018 are:

Chapel FM

Sneaky Experience

Leeds City Museum

YoYos, Pyramid of Arts

The West Yorkshire Playhouse Youth Theatre


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Best Place in Leeds for Children and Young People

This category recognises a fantastic place for children and young people in Leeds; somewhere that they find welcoming, which is inclusive to all, fun, safe, clean, inspiring and that has positive and helpful staff.

Shortlisted nominees for 2018 are:

CATCH

West Leeds Activity Centre

First Floor – the West Yorkshire Playhouse's creative space for young people

The Hunslet Club

BoomChikkaBoom


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Adult Making a Difference for Young People

This category recognises an adult doing extraordinary things to improve the lives of children and young people in Leeds.

Shortlisted nominees for 2018 are:

Asad Razzaq, CATCH - Harehills

Chris Dyson, Head Teacher of Parklands Primary

The Voice, Influence & Change (VIC) Team

Errol Murray, Leeds Dads

Fred & Irene Jewitt who are volunteers who have worked with children and supported them and their families for over 50 years


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Child of the Year

This category is sponsored by Victoria Leeds and recognises an amazing child or group of children who has/have made a difference in Leeds by working with their friends, family and community to help and inspire others and effect positive change.

Shortlisted nominees for 2018 are:

Taylor Aitcheson - Taylor is a local tennis star who decided that he wanted to give back to the community. He chose to do this by helping to raise awareness of the charity Candlelighters.

Liam Wilson - Liam attended the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena, and has undertaken various challenges to help raise money for those affected in the attack.

Isabella Jackson - Isabella has been a young carer and also supports other children in her school to feel included.

Jake Frood - Jake suffers from juvenile arthritis and hypermobility syndrome but is the youngest 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree Black Belt in the world.

Ryan McMullen - Ryan was born with one hand but he does not let his disability stop him from doing what he wants in life.


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Young Person of the Year

This category is sponsored by White Rose Shopping Centre, and recognises an amazing young person or group of young people (aged 11-21) who has/have made a difference in Leeds by working with their friends, family and community to help and inspire others and effect positive change.

Shortlisted nominees for 2018 are:

Sophie Chapman - Sophie is a young person who is an inspiration to members of the Rainbows, Brownies and Guides, as well as her local community.

Chloe Tear - Chloe created a blog to raise awareness about what life is truly like having Cerebral Palsy.

Kayleigh Glancy - Kayleigh has saved her pocket money and raised money for the last 6 years to help provide chocolate eggs and gifts for children at Easter and Christmas.

The Lionesses - The lionesses are a group of young women whom have experiences of child sexual exploitation (CSE) and now support their peers and work with professionals.

Young Dads Collective (YDC) North - the YDC is a collection of young men who became fathers while of school age – they formed a group to support one another and to influence best practice.


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Overall contribution to making Leeds a Child Friendly City

This category is sponsored by AQL and recognises a business or organisation who are improving outcomes for young people in the city and are making a significant contribution to our child friendly city ambitions.

Barca-Leeds

The Refugee Council

Central Yorkshire Scouts

Town Centre Securities PLC

White Rose Shopping Centre Management Team

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