A FESTIVAL in memory of a 15-year-old girl who took her own life during lockdown will take place this summer.

Honey Cook was achieving top grades at Darton Academy and was due to start fashion at Barnsley College last September but on February 14 last year, her family’s life changed forever.

Her mum, Gemma Cook, wants to keep Honey’s memory alive and to help with her own mental health she has decided to put her energy towards the ‘Bee Kind Festival’.

Held at Woolley Cricket Club on August 7 from 12pm to 6pm, the day will host celebrity guests, fairground rides and a dog show.

Gemma told the Chronicle: “I am really struggling with my mental health after losing Honey, my friend gave me the idea to raise money for charity, in Honey’s memory, to keep my mind focused on a positive and to keep her name alive.

“YoungMinds is a fantastic charity, helping children with poor mental health and supporting their families.

“Honey’s actions were from a family breakdown and relentless online bullying.

“Children and adults, need to know that their actions have consequences.

“We must all treat each other with kindness and empathy.

“No one knows what anyone is going through.

“I won’t allow her to be forgotten.

“Her actions won’t be for nothing.”