A JUNIOR club has been rewarded for its work in grassroots football.
Newton Athletic Youth are celebrating being presented with an FA Charter Standard award by the Cheshire County FA.
The award is presented to clubs who have raised their standards in areas such as coaching, administration and safeguarding children.
Stephen Jones and Bernard Concannon, joint chairmen of Newton Athletic, said it was a proud day for the club, which was formed in 1991.
Newton are also celebrating the award of a £5,000 grant from the Football Foundation.
Further information about the club can be found at: www.newtonathletic.co.uk