A Wallington girl has won a place in the semi-final of Miss Junior Teen Great Britain.

Skye Jones was overjoyed when she heard the news of her success.

"I am so excited to have made it to the semi-final, it is a great achievement," she said.

"Making it to the grand final would be a dream come true.

"Fingers crossed I will be able to represent my hometown and win the Miss Junior Teen Great Britain crown."

The grand final of the competition will be held next year at The Globe in Blackpool.