Shelf’s next gala queen

Shelf Gala Queen Chelseigh Darling aged eleven.
Shelf Gala Queen Chelseigh Darling aged eleven.

Shelf’s Gala Queen 2013 has been chosen as Chelseigh Darling, 11, of Hipperholme and Lightcliffe school.

Chelseigh’s mum Gaynor Darling said: “Her great grandma Emma Verity who is 100 has always wanted Chelseigh to be the gala queen.”

Chelseigh and her attendant Laura Wren, 11, of Shelf, have been friends since the girls were three.

Shelf Gala is July 6.