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Havering's young talent honoured

By Natalie Vincent - Wed 15 August 2018, 3:14 pm

Image courtesy of Havering Council

Thirty of Havering's most gifted young people received recognition for their talents in a range of cultural and sporting activities at the 2018 Havering Talented 30 awards.

Held at myplace Youth Centre in Harold Hill on 9 July, the winners were presented with certificates and awards for £200 to help them further develop their skills.

The prizes were presented by Havering deputy mayor Michael Deon-Burton and deputy mayoress Christine Vickery to young people involved in archery, literature, cheerleading, badminton, diving, street dance, ice hockey and distance running and music performance ranging from violin to piano, bassoon and percussion.

Viddy Persaud, cabinet member for public protection and safety, said: "This group of young people have a vast array of talent between them, and I’m thrilled that we can honour them and give support to reach their full potential."

The Talented 30 awards are sponsored by Havering Council, which established the scheme in 2008 as part of the run up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

 

 

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