High standards at Offwell Flower show

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:

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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.