Honor Layton, 11, from Marston, has won the Alpha Factor national competition in Wiltshire.

Layton, the southern reg-ion OOA champion, also won level three of the Bucks Open.

She trains in Aylesbury at the Lynx Gymnastics Centre and attends Cherwell School.

Meanwhile, Polly Hitch-ings is enjoying success after switching from Wantage GC, to Heathrow, London, where she now trains 20 hours per week.

The ten-year-old, a pupil at Charlton Primary School, qualified for the Women’s Artistic In Age national finals at Guildford in November, when she will represent the London Federation.

She also became London level three floor champion and finished fourth overall.