A Darlington schoolgirl has gained four regional titles in the recent cross-country season.

Julia Orr, a 16-year-old pupil from Hummersknott School, has also had impressive placings in national athletic events.

The season started with Julia's fifth consecutive victory in the Darlington Schools Cross Country, followed by a gold medal in the North Eastern Counties Under-17 Girls Championship.

She then became the Durham County Schools Intermediate Girls Champion and won all four races in the Durham Pine North East Harrier League to win the Junior Girls title.

Julia represented the North-East in the UK Inter-Counties Championship, finishing in 15th place and competing for County Durham, finishing 18th in the English Schools Cross Country Championships.