Twelve founding members of a community junior theatre group were presented with awards to mark its third anniversary.

The team from Seaford Musical Theatre Juniors (SMTJ) were presented with National Operatic and Drama Association Youth Awards and Certificates at their third anniversary celebrations last weekend.

The youngsters take part in performances, charity fundraising and community events and projects.The 12 founding members are: Rebecca Woolven, Samuel Eaton, Tyanna Griffiths, Kyle Woolven, Aimee Eaton, Alice Lawrence, Charlie Lawrence, Danny Woolven, Holly Bedford, Rosie Simmons, Cameron Sinclair and Connie Lawrence.