Baby-faced cheer as Milton Keynes man is shortlisted for award

An activity leader for Milton Keynes has been nominated for a prestigious national award.

Paul Darton from Socatots Milton Keynes is a nominee for the What’s On 4 2015 Junior Awards in the Most Outstanding Activity Leader for the Under 5s - South category. This means he has received at least four nominations and will now go through to the national voting stage.

The awards programme, supported by, is now in its ninth year, and celebrates the best activities, classes, people and places throughout the country as nominated and voted for by the experts - parents, carers and parents-to-be.

This year, the awards cover 22 different categories, and are taking place across the globe - in Australia, Ireland and the UK.

Socatots MK is a pre-school play programme which focuses on early years learning but using football as the medium. We concentrate on getting children ready for school as well as developing their football skills. We currently run over 30 classes weekly across Milton Keynes with over 250 children attending.