Matthew’s election success

THE local elections may be looming but one Scarborough college student is already tasting success in the ballot battle.

Matthew Machin has been announced as the winning candidate in Scarborough Sixth Form College’s Student Union Executive election, beating Jack Staples-Butler for the honour.

Mr Machin, a former Scalby School student, was crowned victorious after impressing contemporaries with his manifesto to represent all students, listen to their opinions and run the executive as a team player to achieve their goals.

He added he was an approachable guy who is organised and efficient and wws eager to raise the profile of the college in the community through greater charity work.