Burns Supper Festivities

207. Moira Priestley

Moira Priestley, 50, is Head Volunteer of The Big Burns Supper and, since 2012, has encouraged hundreds of people to volunteer at the meal to make the night a success. The supper is in fact a nine-day music, theatre and comedy festival in Dumfries celebrating the best of contemporary and traditional Scottish culture, which attracts […]

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London entrepreneurs promote freedom of speech

205. Ndubuisi Uchea
206. Hayel Wartemberg

Ndubuisi Uchea, 23 from Westminster, and Hayel Wartemberg, 22 from Battersea, created wordonthecurb.co.uk in 2013 while studying at Manchester University. The website, invites young people to voice their opinions on current affairs using poetry and spoken word. Ndubuisi and Hayel wanted to challenge the notion that young people are disengaged and uninterested in topical issues […]

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Social entrepreneur running recycling website

204. Sam Stephens

Sam Stephens, 37, created the Streetbank website attracting nearly 60,000 members from 81 countries across the world in the 4 years since it began. Users register and post items and skills which they would like to share or give away, or request things that they need. Used goods and skills worth over £1.5 million have […]

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Young and positive

203. Saeed Atcha

Creating magazines for young people

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Kiwi culture

202. Tania Bearsley

Promoting the culture of New Zealand

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Transforming Ashton

201. Alan Fish

Creating new public spaces

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Leading the charge

200. Dr Amy Hughes

Fighting Ebola on the front lines

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Uniting youth

199. Jeremiah Emmanuel

Bringing young people together to volunteer

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