A group of teenagers who challenge negative stereotypes about under 25s in the borough have won a national award.

Positive Youth News Haringey (PYNH), based in the Selby Centre, Tottenham, won the Team Activity category of the vInspired Awards, last night.

The groupwas launched after the 2011 riots to influence how young people are portrayed in the media.

In association with RBS Early Careers, the annual vInspired National Awards celebrate the achievements and dedication of young volunteers and youth workers.

The awards aim to challenge negative attitudes towards young people by highlighting the creativity, motivation and generosity of some of the most inspiring young volunteers in the country.