A determined young girl has been rewarded for her outstanding contribution to the town.

Hedingham school pupil Connie Lunn, 16, has received the first Rotary Club of Halstead’s Young Citizen Award.

Connie, who wants to be a paramedic, was the driving force behind a fundraising campaign to get her school a defibrillator fitted in September 2013, after joining St John’s Ambulance when she six and seeing the life-saving benefits of defibrillators.



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