Young people receive seal of approval from Duke

Youngsters showed their adventurous side to become the latest in Derbyshire to achieve their Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards.

More than 140 young people from schools, colleges, open award centres and voluntary organisations have achieved bronze, silver and gold awards during the past six months.

Derbyshire County Council hosted a celebration event at County Hall, in Matlock, where family and friends saw award winners receive their certificates and badges.

Cllr Barry Lewis, Derbyshire County Council’s cabinet member for young people, presented the winners with their awards.