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Singer: Victoria McClements has reached final of competition to find UK lockdown community hero

Singer: Victoria McClements has reached final of competition to find UK lockdown community hero

Singer: Victoria McClements has reached final of competition to find UK lockdown community hero

An Antrim woman has reached the final in a UK-wide competition to find young adults who have helped in their communities during the pandemic.

Victoria McClements (20) was nominated for the Urban Jungle's Heroes 2020 competition by her mum Audrey.

Victoria suffers from a rare, life-threatening illness and had no option but to shield for 12 weeks with boyfriend Conor and her granny and grandad, as Audrey is a key worker.

Audrey said the couple, who have just released their first album, Out of the Darkness, entertained neighbours and Facebook followers from their garden, while dedicating songs to the NHS and frontline workers.

"A special moment occurred when one of the nurses who saved Victoria's life back in 2012 made contact and thanked Victoria for her selfless act every Thursday evening. Her songs were reaching those who were helping save lives," said Audrey.

Belfast Telegraph


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