NOMINATIONS for the 2013 Pride of Somerset Youth Awards are now open.

The awards, run in conjunction with the County Gazette, the Rotary Club of Taunton and BBC Somerset, recognise inspirational young people aged under 20.

Winners must live in Somerset. To nominate, send the nominee’s full name, age, school/college, postal address, phone number and a maximum of 200 words about why they deserve to win to

You must also include your own name and contact details.

Entries can also be posted to Youth Awards, Newsquest Somerset, St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR.