Volunteers win special awards

YOUNG volunteers have been presented with medals as a reward for their arty New Year s Day Parade. Brent Youth Volunteers attended a special award ceremony at Brent Town Hall last week with the Mayor of Brent, Cllr Jim O Sullivan, after winning the Let s

YOUNG volunteers have been presented with medals as a reward for their arty New Year's Day Parade.

Brent Youth Volunteers attended a special award ceremony at Brent Town Hall last week with the Mayor of Brent, Cllr Jim O'Sullivan, after winning the Let's Help London Challenge with their environment-inspired display of colourful costumes in the shape of birds, trees and flowers.

Cllr Jim O'Sullivan was awarded a cheque for �7,500 for his Brent Irish Advisory Service by the executive director of the New Year's Day Parade, Robert Bone, which will go towards a community minibus.

Cllr O'Sullivan said: "We are very proud of all the young people who gave up their time to take part in the winning entry for the New Year's Day Parade.


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"Their hard work has ensured that Brent has come first in a prestigious competition and the prize money has benefited a very worthwhile cause.

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