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Havering’s talented youngsters awarded cash gift to help reach their goals

PUBLISHED: 10:00 23 July 2017

Havering's most gifted young people with mayor, Cllr Linda Van Den Hende. Picture: Havering Council

Havering's most gifted young people with mayor, Cllr Linda Van Den Hende. Picture: Havering Council

Havering Council

The borough’s most gifted young people were recognised for their hard work and talent with certificates and awards last week.

Havering mayor, Cllr Linda Van Den Hende, attended the Havering Talented 30 event at myplace Youth Centre, Harold Hill, to present certificates and cash awards worth £200 to youngsters with talents across a range of cultural and sporting activities.

Teenagers in the sporting field included several medal winners from the Havering Hurricanes team, who finished sixth at the London Youth Games last weekend.

And Havering’s young and junior musician of the year – Keenan Ngo and Caitlin Chan added to their achievement by gaining after being recognised in the music category.

Cllr Van Den Hende, said: “These young people are amazingly talented and I was honoured to present them with the award to help them develop their gifts.

“I hope that this award helps them to achieve their goals and inspire others.”

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