A CAMPAIGNING Otley student is in line for another major award.

Chloe Tear has already received an annual Young Achiever Award from Otley Town Council this year and was nominated for a National Diversity Awards (Positive Role Model) honour. too.

The 18 year old has been running a blog about her experience as a student with cerebral palsy for the past three years, and is a Head Ambassador for the charity CP Teens UK.

Now she has been shortlisted for the Kids Count Inspirations Awards' Inspire the House, Most Inspirational Young Person title.

Former Prince Henry's Grammar School pupil Chloe, now studying at university, was nominated by MP Greg Mulholland (Lib Dem, Leeds North West).

She said: "It is amazing to be shortlisted for such an award!

"I feel that raising awareness is an everyday occurrence for me but to gain recognition for this is incredible and extremely appreciated.

"Initially my blog was extremely small and more a way of helping myself come to terms with things, but the fact that this can help others is great and I have gained so many incredible opportunities from my work."

Her Life as a Cerebral Palsy Student, where she posts updates on her life and offers advice to others in a similar position, has now been visited more than 23,000 times.

Chloe will find out how she has fared when the Kids Count Inspiration Awards ceremony is held at the House of Commons' Terrace Marquee, in front of MPs and celebrities, on Monday, November 21.

Mr Mulholland is confident she would make a worthy winner.

He said: "It was a pleasure to nominate Chloe for the Inspire the House Award, which she really does deserve."Her blog reaches, and is of great help to, thousands of young people around the country who are in the same situation as her.

"I wish her all the best for the shortlisting. Keep up the good work!"

The MP has worked with Chloe, who was diagnosed with mild cerebral palsy at the age of seven, on raising the profile of disability hate crime and finding ways to tackle it.

She also writes guest blogs for the charity Scope and has worked with author Anne Eliot on her series of books about a girl with cerebral palsy, How I Fall and How I Fly.

Her blog can be found at cpstudentblog.blogspot.co.uk .