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Plans to mark D of E anniversary

The most recent group of young people receiving their gold award badges from Lieutenant Governor Adam Wood.

Call for former participants to share award scheme memories.

If you have treasured memories of taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh's award scheme, organisers of a special event want you to share them!

An exhibition to mark the 60th anniversary of the scheme will be held in Peel next year.

Former Manx participants are being invited to lend any memorabilia they have kept from the bronze, silver or gold award challenges.

At any one time there are around 800 young people in the Island earning their Duke of Edinburgh awards, through sports, hobbies, volunteering and expeditions.

Coordinator Alison Gawne says they want to mark the anniversary with real-life memories:

 

 

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