The Saturdays, A*M*E and Misha B were among the stars who came together in London last night (26 March 13) to celebrate some of the most talented and determined young volunteers.
They were among a bunch of special guests at the vInspired National Awards, which honour young people (under 25) and youth workers who have made a big contribution to their communities through volunteering. Terry Ryall, vInspired CEO says, “The awards are a chance to celebrate all the great things young people do and celebrate their passion, creativity and determination”.
A total of 6 volunteers were honoured during the glittering ceremony hosted by comedian Eddie Kadi and Katie Piper. 18-year-old Beth Carty, from Chester, picked up The All Round Commitment to Volunteering gong, the Best Young Volunteer title was handed to 16-year-old Amy May Knowles, from Cirencester, Eliza Rebeiro, from Croydon, was also recognised for Bringing Communities Together with Lives Not Knives project and 64-year-old, Linda Markey was hounred with the prestigious Outstanding Contribution to Youth Volunteering prize.
Click above to watch Noel Phillips chatting to singer Gabriella Ellis, TV presenter (soon to be musician) Amal Fashanu, boyband The Risk, Misha B and A*M*E. Additional reporting by Sarah Francis. Photo credit: Doug Peters/PA.