Borough’s Olympics

young people from four European countries are to take part in this year’s Mini Olympics in Amber Valley.

The eight-day event is being organised by the School Sports Partnership in conjunction with Amber Valley Borough Council and is to open with a reception at the Hayes Conference Centre in Swanwick, on Thursday, June 28, hosted by the new Mayor of Amber Valley Cllr John Nelson.

Youngsters from Amber Valley’s sister towns in Poland, Sweden, Germany and France are to take part in a wide range of sports, including cycling, running and football.

Cabinet member for active and healthier places Cllr Chris Short said: “I am thrilled that we are hosting such an important event!”