YOUNG sporting stars from Mid Suffolk have been awarded grants at a ceremony which has recognised their achievements at national, regional and county level.
Some £3,000 was presented to 23 young people to help them with training, equipment and travel costs.
Recipients were County level: Christopher Alcock, football; Stephen Smith, athletics; Samantha Carson, football; Isabel Lucas, badminton; Hannah Maher, athletics; Euan McKie, athletics; Emily Moyes, athletics; Ryan Newcombe, badminton; Aiden Riches, bowls, and Kristian Williman, cricket.
Regional level: Dean Collins, gymnastics; Beth Lincoln, football; Ryan Clay, swimming; Cameron McKie, athletics; Sophie Tooley, athletics; Helena Coe, athletics; Simon Witherall, rollerskating; Toby Upson, swimming, and Alicia Gallagher, basketball.
National level: Katherine Rednall, bowls, Ben Mead, basketball, Joshua Webster, motor racing, and Samantha Witherall, rollerskating.