Pro­duc­ers are sil­ver cup win­ners

Hinckley Times - - NEWS -

ELMESTHORPE Parish Coun­cil has awarded the Sil­ver Ju­bilee cup to two lo­cal fa­mous tomato pro­duc­ers, Si­mon and Katie Rusch.

The cup is awarded to rec- og­nise peo­ple who have con­trib­uted to the life and well­be­ing of Elmesthorpe vil­lage.

The Rusch fam­ily were one of the orig­i­nal land set­tle­ment peo­ple in the vil­lage and are the pro­duc­ers of the now fa­mous Elmesthorpe To­ma­toes.

Si­mon and Katie sup­ply the many var­ied plants for the an­nual char­ity plant sale, or­gan­ised by Elmesthorpe Vil­lagers and Friends As­so­ci­a­tion, in the vil­lage hall and car park.

Their sup­port of this event has helped raise funds for many char­i­ties over the years.

The Sil­ver Ju­bilee Cup was pre­sented to Si­mon and Katie Rusch, by Tony Green­wood, Chair­man of the Parish Coun­cil

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