THE HARD work of Bridlington youngsters was rewarded at an awards evening for participants of Humberside Police’s Lifestyle project.
Natasha Clifton, Curtis Hacker, Naomi and Jessica Mainprize of the team The Energy Never Dies scooped an adventure holiday to Wales for their community work over the summer.
Priya Aujla, Ellie Walkington and Claire Westmoreland of The Hot Tigers and Jasmine and Sophie Clough and Elise Thompson of Making a Difference won day trips to Alton Towers.
The ceremony was held in Hull City Hall on Wednesday November 14, with groups from all over the East Riding attending to receive prizes presented by Jim and Rosie from Viking FM, and PC Kate Atkins.
Lifestyle’s principal supporter Malcolm Joslin, of BP, said: “The Lifestyle awards ceremony is always a special event in the year for us. A great evening with so many inspirational young people who really deserve this recognition.
“We are already looking forward to being principal supporter again for 2013 when we will celebrate 25 years of Lifestyle.”
The Energy Never Dies raised money to create garden space after builders had demolished the previous gardens in construction work.
They took on a 10-mile sponsored bike ride and packed bags at a supermarket. During the summer they also volunteered at a playgroup and rose awareness for British Heart Foundation.
The Hot Tigers also took part in a sponsored walk across Bridlington to raise money for baby Kaydan Jacques, left almost blind after contracting cancer in both of his eyes.
The Daisy Chains from Cottingham were crowned Lifestyle 2012 champions by Chief Constable Tim Hollis, winning a holiday to Florida next year.
During the evening entertainment was from performing arts students from Wyke College, Hull, who gave an Olympic themed dance show.
The Humberside Police Lifestyle project challenges young people aged between 10-16 to team up with their friends and decide upon a project to benefit their local community.