Talented creaters take silverware
PRIZES were given to winning flowers, vegetables, art and wines at Bollington and District Horticultural Society’s 51st annual show.
There was a variety of exhibits which also included cut flowers, pot plants and a large children’s section, with trophies and money prizes to win.
Wendy Stoddart, chairman, opened the prize giving and Bollington butcher Jeremy Heathcote, from JJJ Heathcote butchers and a long time sponsor of the society, presented the prizes.
He told visitors he used to attend the show as a young child with his aunt Margaret and uncle Ron Jackson.
There was a trophy in honour of Ron on the day and Jeremy said it was an honour to present it. The cup, for the best exhibit in the shallots classes, went to Chris Stubbs.
The George Rowbotham cup went to Robert Mirless for the most points in the show. He had a total of five cups home on the day.
Another big winner was Audrey Downes with six cups.
Joyce Burton, show secretary, said: “In spite of the vagaries of the weather, once again the gardeners produced a wonderful array of flowers, fruits and vegetables.”
●● Jeremy Heathcote presenting Sheila Franks with her cup
●● Joe Wainwright was one of the young winners
●● Alan Stringer is presented with his prize
●● Joyce Burton took one of the trophies
●● Jeremy Heathcote with Chris Stubbs
●● Kath Moores and Chris Clunn