Host of awards for organisation

Silx Teen Bar celebrate receiving a 'Northumberland Finest' award.

Silx Teen Bar celebrate receiving a 'Northumberland Finest' award.

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An organisation is celebrating a successful period after picking up a number of awards.

Since the turn of the year, Blyth-based Silx Teen Bar – which supports young people aged 11 to 25 – has been awarded the Intergenerational Award at Youth Focus North East’s PoSBO Awards; The Group Impact Award at The Northumberland’s Finest Awards; won The Best Young People’s Community Group at the Spirit of the Community Awards; and recently picked up the Sport, Leisure and Culture award at The Projects with Pride Awards.

Jackie Long, senior youth worker at Silx, said: “I am proud of the staff, volunteers and young people that have made the project successful.”

“To be recognised for all of the incredible work we do with young people in Blyth is a great honour.”