Fire delays Sidmouth teen's bid to become Miss Student UK

PUBLISHED: 15:38 06 March 2009 | UPDATED: 08:41 18 June 2010

FIRE put a Sidmouth teenager s hopes of edging closer to becoming Miss Student UK on ice last weekend.

FIRE put a Sidmouth teenager's hopes of edging closer to becoming Miss Student UK on ice last weekend.

Catherine Wilkinson had hoped to celebrate her 19th birthday by progressing from the regional finals of the competition at a glitzy bash in Liverpool, but a fire at a nearby restaurant meant the event was postponed.

Catherine, a former student at The King's School in Ottery St Mary, will now take part in the rescheduled event hosted by supermodel turned businesswoman Caprice tomorrow.


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