Awards for the dancers

Youngsters at a county dance academy have celebrated their achievements at a special awards ceremony.

The Simonside dance academy, in Newbiggin, held a well-attended awards ceremony last week, to celebrate the achievements of the pupils.

Certificates of attainment and medals were presented by Coun Alan Thompson, who paid tribute to the high standards achieved by the dancers and the exceptional commitment and dedication of Debbie Charlton the senior tutor, and mentor Mary Hunter.

Dance teacher Debbie Charlton, from Bedlington, said: “We are all very proud and delighted with the outstanding results achieved by the studio, the results show incredible dedication throughout the school.”

Visit www.simonsidedanceacademy.com for more details.