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29 May 2019

10 young people from Halton went to Buckingham Palace to collect their Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards

10 young people from Halton proudly collected their Gold Duke  of Edinburgh awards at a prestigious garden party at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday the 22nd of May. The ceremony was attended by many celebrities and dignitaries including several members of the Royal family who helped to make the occasion such a memorable day for young people and their families .

On average around 30 young people from Halton achieve their Gold awards each year which is a great achievement for the Borough. There will be similar events later in the year that other Halton Gold achievers will attend. Statistics taken from 2018 show that Halton faired extremely well with 60% of the young people who originally signed up for the award, successfully completing, compared with an average of 50% for the North West.