Aspiring artists in Dacorum are being encouraged to submit their creations to the borough’s painting competition.

The Dacorum Young Talent Awards 2014 is open to all artists between the ages of 18 and 30 who live in the borough.

The paintings must have been created in the last two years and the first prize is £1,000.

Some works will be exhibited between March 5 and March 9 and the prize giving day will take place on March 8.

Submissions must be handed in by February 20.

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