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Students’ “Funting” idea scoops business award

A COMPANY started by students has won an enterprise award.

Funting was set up by Year 12 business students at The Long Eaton School to design and manufacture decorative bunting.

The idea was named the best Young Enterprise company in South and East Derbyshire by a panel of judges from the local business community.

Student Brad Merrick, the company’s managing director, said: “It is an impressive achievement against some strong competition.

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