Pulling power of Southport
THE European Tug of War took place in Southport last week.
It had a total of 19 countries taking part in the international competitions.
The club event had 80 clubs participating from Europe and around the world.
In total 1,500 people took part.
The next big events for World Tug of War take place in China in March for the World Indoor Tug of War Championships, and then Cape Town, South Africa next September for the World Outdoor Tug of War Championships.
The Tug of War Association have sent their thank both Pontin’s and Sefton Council for their support in helping to stage this year’s successful championships.