THE search is on to find the best young singers, dancers and performers in Runcorn and Widnes.

Open auditions are being held for Halton’s Got Talent on Wednesday, May 28, from 1pm to 3pm at Castlefields Community Centre in Runcorn.

Halton Council, who organises the competition, is expecting record numbers.

Entrants must live, work or study in Halton and be aged under 25-years-old on the day of the final.

The winner receives £250 plus the chance to take part in a professionial studio session.

The final will be held on Saturday, July 19 at The Brindley.