YOUNGSTERS from across the town got to grips with science during half term.

The Amazed by Science festival saw a variety of events held across the town with many libraries and Orford Park hosting events.

The festival has attracted sponsorship from several big names from the science community including headline sponsor Siemens and science and technology companies such as Urenco, The National Nuclear Laboratory, Waters Corporation, Sellafield Ltd, Peel Environmental, Atkins, C-Tech Innovation and the Cheshire and Warrington Enterprise Partnership.