ANIMAL AID - the UK’s largest organisation campaigning on behalf of animals - is looking for young, creative and imaginative people to enter its second nationwide youth art and poetry competition. The competition is open to anyone between the ages of 11 and 18 years, all they have to do is create some artwork or write a poem on the theme of factory farming - a subject that regularly appears in the national media.

The winning entries will be displayed at an award ceremony in London at the end of June, where children’s BBC TV presenter Rani Price (co-presenter of the wildlife show ROAR) will present the winners with their prizes, which includes a games console, ipod and digital camera.

All entries should be clearly marked on the back with the entrants name, age and address and sent to the address below before May 6, 2010.

Entries should be sent to Youth Competition, Animal Aid, The Old Chapel, Bradford Street, Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1AW. For more information see or call 01732 364546.