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Weekly Edition - Publication date:- 2018-13-01

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Miss Liverpool City Region is looking for you!

THE title of Miss Liverpool City Region, formerly Miss Liverpool, is an official qualifying heat for the:- 'Miss England National Final.' This is more than a traditional catwalk style contest, now focusing on charity, knowledge, talent and more. The idea is to find a positive role model to inspire others. The winner of the Miss England title will become our contender for the Miss World title.

Just as with many things in life, the competition has changed over the years. It is far more than a Beauty Pageant today!

This year the focus on women and women's rights is even greater than previously, not just for her, but all over the world. We think this should be embraced. The Miss England role celebrates these and many other achievements.

All contestants are now expected to not only look good on the traditional catwalk, but away from it; they must be a positive role model who inspires.

Judges look for a wide range of things, from contestants charity backgrounds to what they have done, for example at work, within their community and more extensively....

Some contestants are far from what you think... Take Miss England 2009, Lance Corporal Katrina Hodge, was nicknamed:- 'Combat Barbie.' She was an active member of the British Army. The 22 year old squaddie, before entering, had received a bravery award in 2005 and is still active. This amazing girl from Tunbridge Wells told the press that:- "I wanted to show off my Army skills. I think I'm showing that women in the Army can be pretty and girly, but also that girls who enter beauty pageants don't have to be bimbos. In reality, some of the other Miss England girls are training to be lawyers and barristers. "Beauty with a Purpose," is the slogan the Miss England Contest works with that in mind."

Years before she entered Miss England, Doctor Carina Tyrell from Cambridge, who won in 2014, was raising funds for local charities.. Interestingly, Doctor Tyrell only finished her University exams the week before competing in Miss World 2014. She said:- "You're never going to get away from the fact that people are attracted to beautiful things. Let's use beauty and do something with it. A Miss England must be a beautiful ambassador for the country, it's not all about just having a pretty face. To be beautiful, you must also be beautiful on the inside and have a caring heart."

Not only that, in 2015, Kirsty Heslewood, Miss England 2013, was awarded Freeman of the City of London for her incredible charity efforts.

Then we have Miss England 2017, the 1st English delegate to make the top 3, in Miss World, being placed as the 2nd runner up. Following the result in Sanya, China, Stephanie Hill gained the title of Miss World Europe, after winning the European contestant with the highest scores. Stephanie has recently graduated with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Oncology and Radiography. She is also a very impressive horse rider, winning many events and gaining a placed at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS).

You don't need to have such an impressive Colloquium Vitae, but do not be put off, these are just a few examples from the girls who have become Miss England, . We highlighted these though to show that it really is:- "more than just a Beauty Pageant!"

Don't worry, you do not need to be 'Combat Barbie' but you do need to think about how you can become a role model and should you win, commit to attending some events.

The rules to enter are issued by Miss World. They are as follows:-

1. Contestants must be aged 16 to 26, by 31 December of the year of entry.

2. You must hold a full British Passport and reside in the UK.

3. You must not be married or have given birth to a child.

4. You must be able to abide by the full terms and conditions on the Miss England website entry form.

5. Should you wish to use the post, please send the following information to:-

The Sanctuary Workshops, New Life Apostolic Church, Sanvey Lane, Ayestone, Leicester, LE2 8NG, UK

The information to add is as follows:-

1. Full Legal Name.

2. Full Address.

3. County.

4. Postcode.

5. Daytime Phone Number.

6. Mobile.

7. Email.

8. Your Height.

9. Age.

10 Area / Brand Heat.

Also please indicate if you do or do not want to receive offers and promotions, as Miss England might share your details with sponsors of the competition.

Would be applicants should note that all applications once received by Miss England via post, will then be sent to the relevant organiser, who will contact you.

If you want to enter Miss Liverpool City Region, you must be located within the region made up from (Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral)

To enter Miss Liverpool City Region, visit:- MissEngland.Info/Qualifiers/Liverpool or send an email to:- Pat.YoursTruly@BTInternet.Com.

Interviews and also information events will take place in selected locations, to be announced soon.

If you want to apply for Miss Southport, please use the same email:- Pat.YoursTruly@BTInternet.Com to register your interest. More information will follow about it, within our next issue. If entering, please be aware that this year you must be from the Southport or Formby area, in order to take part. Unlike last year, 2018 will not be an open heat.

Please also note that all finalists in Miss Liverpool City Region - Miss England are encouraged to:-

Continue to raise funds and awareness for 'Beauty with a Purpose' throughout the year.

Arrange sponsored gifts to donate to charity along with charity events.

Take part in a creative ECO fashion round.

Compete in a sports round. So get training now!

Complete a general knowledge quiz...

Submit a short video for the talent round...

The Miss England competition also has an optional, beach beauty shoot again, this year. It's highly recommended that you enter, as our current Miss Liverpool City Region, Ellie Wilson would agree.

Did you know? The very 1st Miss World was originally going to be a 1 off event, held as part of the Festival of Britain, on 29 July 1951 at the Lyceum Ballroom in London, UK?
Also did you know that Miss World 2017, Manushi Chhillar, from India, will crown her successor at the end of 68th Edition of Miss World? The 20 year old medical student was the 6th Indian winner of this prestigious competition. In those 6th winners you will also find the names of Bollywood actresses Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai.


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