Welcome to Briefing Bradford issue 35! We have plenty of news for you in this issue, including fantastic events all around the district and multiple surveys to ensure your views are heard! Check it out and see what we have for you! If you find Briefing Bradford useful or have any ideas on what would make it more useful, we'd really love to hear your views!
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QED has now launched the YAYA awards (www.theyayas.org.uk) in association with York St John University.
The Yorkshire Asian Young Achievers Awards – known as “The YAYAs” for short – are open to any young person aged 16-30 of South Asian heritage (Pakistani, Indian, Bangladeshi etc.) who are:
living and working in Yorkshire OR living and working anywhere in the country but were born in Yorkshire. They will be presented at a glittering ceremony in Bradford on April 2nd 2020.
They have a wide range of prestigious individual award sponsors, including The Royal Air Force, NatWest, The National Science & Media Museum, Barnardo’s, Trinity College London, KCB, Squire Patton Boggs, Bradford Council, University of Bradford, University of York, LOCALiQ and My Lahore. The Awards are also supported by Police and Crime Commissioner West Yorkshire, West Yorkshire Police, Cedar Court Hotel, Exa networks, Sovereign Health Care, Leeds City Council, One Stop, Banner Group and Bite Burger.
They need your help to find young people who come from disadvantaged backgrounds have overcome difficult backgrounds and whose stories will help to inspire others towards genuine social mobility. Full details of categories and the nomination/entry form are on the website: www.theyayas.org.uk. Nominations close on February 5th.