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Stars of Norfolk and Waveney 2018

Break sponsors Outstanding Sporting Achievement of the Year

On Wednesday 5th December, Break joined a selection of the region’s most selfless and committed individuals at The Halls in Norwich for the EDP Stars of Norfolk and Waveney awards ceremony.

Break sponsored the Outstanding Sporting Achievement of the Year Award which was won by Ben Bartram.

Ben, 13, has Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia with Myopathy. He took up wheelchair tennis two years ago and has since been selected as one Britain’s seven most promising junior wheelchair tennis players, joining the Tennis Foundation’s Junior Futures Potential (JFP) programme.

He successfully represented Britain in Holland at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup 2018 and British Open Junior Wheelchair Tennis Championships 2018. Ben also volunteers for Active Norfolk and at the University of East Anglia to help other children try adapted sports.

Robert Bradley, from the Castle Mall presented video-game enthusiast Ben with a £200 voucher for the Mall.

Break's Fundraising Manager Martin Green presented Ben with his award and all other category winners with a shiny GoGoHares mini figurine.

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Ben Bartam, winner of the Outstanding Sporting Achievement of the Year award at the Stars of Norfolk and Waveney Awards, presented by Martin Green of Break. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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