Local school children have created works of art using materials from a recent recycling campaign.

The artwork has been displayed in Bury Market, inside the Market Hall opposite Bennett’s of Bury.

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It will be on display for the next two weeks with a ballot box so people can vote for their favourite school.

The winning school will receive a £100 gift voucher.

The competition is running as part of Recycle for Greater Manchester’s In The Loop campaign which is all about raising awareness on the importance of recycling and reducing waste.

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Opening the competition, and casting his vote, Cllr Alan Quinn, Cabinet Member for Environment, Climate Change and Operations, said: “It is always a delight to see the creativity and passion of our young people in our borough.

“We know that climate change is something that Bury’s young people are very passionate about, so it is great to see them so engaged in a project that highlights the importance of recycling.

“These works of art demonstrate how we must continue to invest in our future and take action to reduce the effects of climate change.”

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People can vote by heading down to the display at Bury Market and completing a voting slip.

The display is up until November 4, and the winning school will be announced soon after this date.