A talented young writer who entered a regional competition has claimed first prize.
Rhyddings pupil Oliver Erber competed in the Intermediate Young Writer competition organised by the 71 Rotary Clubs of the North of England.
His entry will now go forward to the Rotary National Competition.
Albert Wilkinson, youth chairman for the Rotary Club of Church and Oswaldtwistle, said it was a “significant achievement.”
He said: “Both the school and our club are very proud of Oliver. He has shown exceptional skill in producing this winning entry.”