1997 EUROPEAN YOUNG CONSUMER COMPETITION
Groups of up to five aspiring journalists aged 12 to 14 are invited to create an A4 magazine of up to eight pages designed to make young readers aware of various consumer topics selected from specified subjects. Cash prizes totalling Pounds 100,000 are on offer. The top team will receive 1,000 ecus (about Pounds 840) and their entry will go forward to the European final for the chance of winning a further 2,500 ecus (about Pounds 2,100) and a trip to Brussels. Closing date for enrolment: January 31; and for submissions, April 2. Details: Peter Hibbert or Sheila Henderson, South Ayrshire Council, 01292 616060.