Sheffield shop assistant begins Miss World quest as she seeks Miss England votes

A Sheffield shop assistant has begun her bid to be crowned the next Miss World.

Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 10:00 am
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 5:40 pm

Danielle Simpkins, 21, is taking part in the heats for Miss England – with the ultimate goal to win the national competition and qualify for the global Miss World beauty pageant.

She is one of 15 contestants competing in photo heat 3 for Miss England 2020 – with a public vote helping to decide the outcome.

She needs support before voting lines close in order to win a place in the Miss England semi-final, which will be held in June 2020.

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Danielle is looking for Miss England votes.

All contestants who reach the semi final will be invited to participate in a Eco fashion round to create an outfit made from recycled materials as well as being invited to raise funds for the Miss World charity Beauty with a Purpose – all now part of the competition.

“The competition is much more than a physical beauty contest, the girls are encouraged to be charitable, sporty and an all round good role model and are encouraged to recycle their outfits” says Miss England national director Angie Beasley.

She is also raising funds for Diabetes UK.

The winner of Miss England makes it to the annual Miss World contest, with the first taking place in 1951.

You can vote for Danielle by texting her unique number which is on the Miss England website HERE to 63333.

Text votes costs 50p plus standard network charge. Voting finishes on 3rd January 2020 at noon and the public vote will help select the shortlist of contestants for the semi final.