Newborough Village Show. September 11th 2016
What sort of year did we have? Well the veg wasn’t to bad , flowers weren’t to good, cakes and preserves are always mouth-watering. It’s good to see the children’s sections becoming more popular and the photographs show the quality of mobile phone cameras. The fruit section was OK and the skill shown in the handicrafts classes was exceptional. Overall a pretty good year. All the people who entered are to be congratulated for their efforts. This year’s winners were :-
GARDEN CLUB VILLAGE SHOW 2016
|Vegetable Section||Margaret Roberts - Onions|
|Photography Section||Joyce Simmons - portrait|
|Handicrafts section||Margaret Smithson - Collage|
|Flower Section||Judy Jakes - Arrangement|
|Cakes and Preserves Section||Eva Belson - Lemon Curd|
|Fruit Section||Judy Jakes - Culinary Apples|
|Gordon Popple Trophy for Children aged 4-11yrs||Eric Betts - Minature Garden|
|Garden Club Trophy for Children aged 11-16yrs||Hope Betts-Masters - Minature Garden|
|Gordon Stapleton Trophy for members with most points||Geoff Carter - 33 points|
|Council Trophy for best allotment||Geoff Carter|
The awards were presented by The Right Worshipful the Mayor of the City Peterborough, Councillor David Sanders. The gardening club are grateful to the mayor, born and bred in Newborough, for giving his time and to the deputy mayor Councillor Keith Sharp for his attendance.
Congrats to all the winners and to all the people who took the time to enter. The gardening club would also like to thank the judges, local businesses and to those of you who generously donated raffle prizes. Thanks also to the village hall committee for their continued support as well as Richard Barben in his role as auctioneer extraordinary.
Next year? The show will be in September, I’ll give you exact date nearer the time.
Geoff Carter (Chairman)