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Netball player Isobel scores a YOPEY entry
A teenager from Cambridgeshire who has been instrumental in helping to coach youngsters to play netball is in a competition that hails the “giving to others” of the county’s younger generation.
Isobel Pigg plays for Loughborough Lighting Under 17s, St Neots Netball Club, JMs in Wellingborough, her county team plus the Northamptonshire county side.
But the 16-year-old, from Kimbolton Road, in St Neots, still finds the time to help out with coaching at her village club, where her mother Amanda is the coach, and at school.
Thomas helps mum on road to recovery
A teenage boy from Cambridgeshire helps care for his mother who suffered a rare paralysing illness is in a competition that hails the ‘giving to others’ of the county’s younger generation.
Thomas O’Reilly, from St Neots Road, in Eaton Ford, near St Neots, came to the aid of his mother Amanda Gough when she developed the very rare spinal condition Cauda Equina Syndrome
“In my care the nerves in my spine burst through sections of the bone and shattered a disc causing the loss of mobility in my right leg. And I could not
Youngest police cadet is unit leader
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A Fenland teenager who has been voted head police cadet for helping others is in a competition that hails the ‘giving to others’ of Cambridgeshire’s younger generation.
Fourteen-year-old Charlie Calvert lives and goes to school in March and is head police cadet of the 23-strong unit in Wisbech.
Now he has been nominated by his unit commander for the LifePlus Young People of the Year awards or ‘YOPEYs’ – Oscars for