Layla Belle Thompson who turned 7 on the 13th July has been selected as “Mini Miss Durham” and will be representing our County in a modelling contest in Buckinghamshire. She recently came 2nd in another competition “Miss High Street UK” winning a cash prize. Layla has also been crowned “Miss Teenie Supreme Talent” as overall winner this year for dancing in a beauty pageant. She dances with South Durham School of Dance with principal Caroline Race and has competed nationally gaining national runner up in 2016 and 17 in her age group for dance. Mum Jenna invites any local business wishing to sponsor her daughter to get in touch by  e-mail: