Zahida is UK's Miss Earth representative
PUBLISHED: 15:00 08 September 2012
THE winner of a national beauty award held in Weston will now compete in its world finals later this year.
The Miss Earth UK grand final was held at The Winter Gardens on August 25 and 18-year-old Zahida Begum was crowned the winner by judges.
The awards promote a strong environmental message and are a fresh twist on the format of the traditional beauty contest format.
Miss Begum, from Newcastle, will now represent her country at the world finals of the event in November.