Eight-year-old Barnoldswick primary school student earns prestigious award

Oliver Younger.
Oliver Younger.

An eight-year-old primary school pupil from Barnoldswick has proved himself to be quite the scholar, earning the Lancashire Reading Trail Gold Award for reading 50 books.

Oliver Younger, who attends St Joseph's Primary School, is a regular visitor to Barnoldswick Library and has powered through dozens of books to earn the award, particularly enjoying adventure stories and David Walliams' numerous titles, especially The Demon Dentist.