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Preston’s Miss England meets some creepy crawlies

Posted on - 29th August, 2016 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - News, People, Ribbleton
Keep very still Elizabeth! Pic: Dan Collins at Third Avenue Photography

Keep very still Elizabeth! Pic: Dan Collins at Third Avenue Photography

Preston’s recently crowned Miss England returned to the play scheme she’s volunteered at for the past four years.

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Elizabeth Grant, from Ribbleton, made her way to Leyland in her PJs to join the summer camp fun.

The 20-year-old psychology student was crowned Miss England last month, after representing the city as this year’s Miss Preston.

She joined the children in Leyland in meeting from creepy crawlies and holding reptiles during the fun day.

Read more: Miss Preston scoops Miss England title

Elizabeth meets some very impressed young men (look at the kid in the middle!) Pic: Dan Collins

Elizabeth meets some very impressed young men (look at the kid in the middle!) Pic: Dan Collins

Elizabeth said: “I’ve got to admit I was scared as I’m not keen on spiders at the best of times.

“I preferred holding the snake but the pictures of the tarantula are my favourite.”

The kids splattered Elizabeth with cream pies Pic: Dan Collins

The kids splattered Elizabeth with cream pies Pic: Dan Collins

She’ll be swapping Leyland for more luxurious climbs when she and her boyfriend Curtis jet off for Mauritius – part of her prize for winning Miss England.

Read more: Miss England dazzles at Southport Flower Show

In December she heads for Washington DC to represent England in the Miss World competition.

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