19-year-old Paige Aitken will be hoping it’s a case of second time lucky after finishing in the top 12 of last year’s competition.
With 850 girls initially entering the competition, Paige has managed to secure a place in the final 40 and is hoping a combination of brains, charity and beauty can propel her into the top spot.
The Fordbridge resident will be raising funds for Beauty With A Purpose – a worldwide charity which provides aid to disadvantaged children all over the world.
Paige said: “I have belief this year and I’m trying a lot harder to be up near the podium places.
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