Time to vote for the winner of Kids Are Alright Challenge 2011
NEXT Monday a group of inspirational young people from across Fenland will converge on Wisbech for the final of the Kids Are Alright Challenge 2011.
Nominations have been flooding in for the award-winning campaign since January and now is the time for you to choose your winner.
Five monthly champions have already been picked by the judges – but all 18 of this year’s nominations will be vying for the public vote in the hope of claiming the overall prize.
The winner is set to be crowned at the grand final at the Boathouse in Wisbech on July 4. It promises to be a celebration of the positive contributions the youngsters of Fenland make in their communities.
The lavish ceremony will feature another performance by energetic entertainers Dance Offensive as well as special presentations for the nominees in front of a host of dignitaries.
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Names of the Kids Are Alright winners will be emblazoned across the Boathouse thanks to the stickers and signs of Bluechip Brand Solutions Ltd.
The Kids Are Alright campaign – which has now spread across the country – has rewarded dozens of young people and youth groups in Fenland in its two-year history.
- 1 Wife's tribute to husband killed in B1101 Elm Road crash
- 2 Floral tributes laid for man killed in B1101 Elm Road crash
- 3 Man, aged in his 40s, dies after suspected drug-fuelled B1101 crash
- 4 Cannabis factory uncovered in Fen village
- 5 Updates as emergency services rush to major crash blocking B1101
- 6 Covid ban on collecting CCTV says police after cycle theft
- 7 Vaccine centre closure date announced amid 60,000 doses target
- 8 Man dies following crash on Cambridgeshire road
- 9 'Gone but never forgotten' - tributes left by lake where man drowned
- 10 Grandmother calls to shut west Norfolk lakes where man, 20, drowned
But this year’s youngsters have been among the most impressive with judges hailing their amazing achievements.
The nominees of 2011 range from volunteers to charity workers and from seven year olds to 19 year olds.
• To vote, text the word KIDS followed by the three-digit number which appears alongside each nominated youngster to 84555.
Texts cost 26p plus your standard operator charge. Lines are open until noon on Friday, July 1.