Michael Kapur OBE, the Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire invites you to celebrate the achievements of young people across the city and county by nominating inspiring young people aged 13 to 19 from your local community for the 2019 awards.

The Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Michael Kapur OBE said:

“This is my first year of involvement and I am delighted to continue the Lord-Lieutenant’s Awards.

I am really looking forward to hearing about the remarkable efforts of our amazing young people and their outstanding endeavours in your nominations for the 2019 awards.

As ever, the award categories highlight bravery, creativity, strength of spirit and selflessness – which can inspire us all in Leicester and Leicestershire.

In my short time as Lord-Lieutenant I have had the privilege of meeting so many fantastic young people and so I’m convinced that competition will be stronger than ever.”

A short message from the Lord-Lieutenant can be viewed here.

This year’s categories will once again celebrate the very best examples of effort and achievement.

  • People can nominate in the following categories:
    Young Braveheart
    Young Volunteer
    Young Sportsperson and
    Young Artist

The closing date for this year’s nominations is Friday 15 February 2019.

The award scheme is open to all 13 to 19 year olds living in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Individuals can be nominated by other young people, their school, parent or carer, as well as any other agency or individual.

The finalists and their parents will be invited to a special ‘red carpet’ awards evening and dinner to be held in May next year hosted by the Lord-Lieutenant.

To find out more about the awards or to nominate a young person visit: or email or call 0116 305 6053.

Thank you for taking a few moments to consider these awards, as without your support there would be no awards.

Please share this information with your family, friends and colleagues.

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