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SCHOOLS are being reminded to get their entries in for a competition to win a share of a £6,000 prize for projects to develop their facilities.

It could be PE equipment or a new allotment.

Your school could win a share of £6,000 to be spent on building projects, thanks to The News School Build Challenge.

Launched with construction firms Warings and Leadbitter, prizes of work to the value of £3,000 for the winner, £2,000 for the runner-up and £1,000 to the third placed school are on offer.

The money is being offered to primary schools across the area to support projects.

To enter the competition, please write a maximum of 250 words explaining what you would like to have for your school within the budget.

The entries will be sent in to The News and a panel of judges will narrow them down to a final short list.

Send your entries to Promotions, The News, The News Centre, Hilsea, Portsmouth, PO2 9SX.

Alternatively, you can also email your entry directly to

The closing date for all entries is midday on Monday, June 10.