Sheffield trio pick up awards for top talent

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Three Sheffield youngsters have won prizes in a national contest designed to find the best young writers.

Freya Carter from Ecclesall, Zainab Abbass from Ecclesfield and Rebecca Fox from Deepcar took home prizes at the Wicked Young Writers’ Award held in London.

There were over 5,000 entries from schools and individuals around the country and shortlisted finalists were inivted to a ceremony at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical Wicked.