High standards at Offwell Flower show

PUBLISHED: 17:31 11 August 2009 | UPDATED: 23:56 15 June 2010

BRIDGET Hallowes, scorer of most points, is given her trophy by Terry and David Roberts.

BRIDGET Hallowes, scorer of most points, is given her trophy by Terry and David Roberts.

Rain showers and dark skies did not deter a good turnout for the annual Offwell Flower Show, recently. Although entries were slightly down this year the exhibits were of a very high standard. Organisers said it was encouraging that there was an increase

Rain showers and dark skies did not deter a good turnout for the annual Offwell Flower Show, recently.

Although entries were slightly down this year the exhibits were of a very high standard.

Organisers said it was encouraging that there was an increase in both individual children's and school entries.

The treasurer reported a healthy financial balance and prize sponsors were thanked for their continuing support.

The awards were presented this year by Terry and David Roberts.

The winners at this year's show were:

Most points in show: Bridget Hallowes;

Runners-up (Shared): Gill Seymour and Margaret Fairhurst;

Best Single Rose: Bridget Hallowes;

Old English Rose: John Rodgers.;

Decorative & Cut Flower Sections: Bridget Hallowes;

Vegetable Section: John Fairhurst;

Home Produce Section (Shared): Eileen Rooke, Gill Seymour and Jo Bass;

Handicraft's Section: Derek Browning.;

Children's Section: Master J Richards and Miss W Jones;

Offwell Playgroup: Scarlet Jennings;

Home Brew Section: Bridget Hallowes.

The organising committee would like to thank all sponsors, judges, exhibitors and helpers, particularly the Offwell WI for their splendid afternoon tea and cakes.


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