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Mencap ambassador George Webster has become a new guest presenter of BBC's CBeebies and his appointment was given a warm welcome this week across social media.

The 20-year-old from Leeds, who has Down's syndrome, is an actor, dancer and has previously appeared in a BBC Bitesize video aimed at dispelling the myths of Down's syndrome.

George said: "The reaction has been amazing and I am so happy to have so much support. I am over the moon and overjoyed. It's brilliant. All the positive feedback has been overwhelming."