High number of entries at North Connel and district flower show
NORTH Connel and district horticultural show was a resounding success with a high number of entries in almost every class.
The annual event, held in the Victory hall, Benderloch, was buzzing with people of all ages taking part.
The local school competition was hotly contested with children taking centre stage in the trophy haul. Results Championship Cup (most points in classes 1 to 52, flowers, pot plants and vegetables) - Jessie Wormell; Mcleod Shield (runner up as above) - Fiona Shaw; Les Milne Cup (best exhibit in show) - Jim MacKie for his fuschia; Oban Times Cup ( most points for flowers) - Moira Newiss; Campbell Godley Quaich (most points for pot plants) - Jessie Wormell; Dundonald Vase (most points for Annuals) - Marieka Steuben; Agnes MacKay Quaich (best exhibit for violas or pansies) - Jim Mackie; Tensfeldt Cup (most point for vegetables) - Andy Newiss; Silver Baking Cup (most points for baking aged 7 years and under) - Grace Stewart; Silver Rose Bowl (most points for baking aged 8 to 14 years) - Kai MacKechnie; An Claddich Quaich (most points Baking Adults) - Eileen Hill; Best Eggs Quaich - Jessie Wormell; Achnacreebeag Cup (most points for Floral Art) - Jane Eccles; Graham Stooke Cup (most points for Photography Adults) - Elsa Bell; Photography Shield (most points Photography under 15s - Charlotte Jackson- Stark; Silver Vase (most points Children’s Art aged 9 and under) - Sophie Stewart; Donald Morrison Cup (most points Children’s Art aged 10 to 14) - Eilid MacPherson; Jean Campbell Cup (best exhibit in Children’s Art) - Callum MacMillan; Schools Challenge Cup (best school entry in flowers and vegetables) - Barcaldine School for white potatoes.
AND THE WINNER IS...children wait patiently to find out the results of the trophy
winners and the raffle
SHOWSTOPPER: winner of the Dundonald Vase, the Best Eggs Quaich and the Achnacreebeag Cup Jessie Wormall with Maurice Watkins who presented her with her awards
PRIZE PUPILS: a happy Eva Reeves collected the challenge cup for best school entry in flowers and vegetables on behalf of Barcaldine primary school