Milton Keynes

Paralympic gold medallist leads celebration of young people

Paralympic gold medallist leads celebration of young people

The work of over a thousand young people, youth workers and volunteers from Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire and adjoining counties has been celebrated by Action4Youth. 

Inspirational Paralympic gold medallist and world record holder Naomi Riches, MBE was guest speaker at the Milton Keynes based charity’s BIG NIGHT OUT. Hosted at the Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury, the event recognised young people’s achievements through the charity’s inspiring work including National Citizen Service (NCS), Duke of Edinburgh Awards (DoE), and their unique education initiatives of Breakout and The Inspiration Programme. 

NHBC, the National Housebuilders’ Council and centre:mk were the main sponsors for this year’s BIG NIGHT OUT.  Action4Youth CEO Jenifer Cameron applauded their involvement: “Young people are our future. It is wonderful to have a world-class local hero in Naomi Riches join us to celebrate the fantastic achievements of so many young people. We are very grateful to leading organisations such as NHBC and centre:mk, Alexander & Co., The Rectory Foundation, Stoke Park, and John Lewis for supporting us to put young people centre stage.”  

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