HERE is all your latest Vale and Dale news. Find out what is happening in your neighbourhood, check out when your parish council meets or simply plan ahead with details of events taking place round the corner.


Service - Sunday, September 22, 11am, St Hilda’s: Eucharist.


Parish council - The latest parish council was held on Thursday, apologies from Mrs Cairncross were received. A financial update to March 31 was received. This year’s The Thorpe Dole will be awarded to Peter Smith. The next meeting will be November 7 in the village hall.

Painting classes - Oil painting class with John Creighton at the village hall on Monday evenings, from 7pm to 9pm, has restarted.


AGM - The Beadlam & District Domino League AGM is being held on Tuesday, September 24, at 8.15pm, at the Moorside Bar & Club. Representatives from all existing teams wishing to enter and a representative from any new teams wishing to enter must attend the meeting.


Domino drive - The first domino drive of the season, with caller David Mudd, will take place on Thursday, September 26, beginning at 7.30pm. Entrance is £2 which includes a supper. There will be regular domino drives throughout the autumn and winter, taking place on the fourth Thursday of the month. If anyone has anything they could donate as prizes they will be gratefully received. Proceeds raised go towards the village hall and last season just under £900 was contributed, which helped purchase the new storage shed at the back of the hall. Look forward to seeing you on Thursday, September 26, for the new season.

Wildlife event - This free event will take place in the village hall on coming Saturday, September 21, starting at 12.30pm. Representatives from a wide variety of wildlife charities will be present to provide information and activities for children will be available as well. A wildlife-themed afternoon tea will be served throughout the afternoon. Come and have a fun afternoon with the family.

Heritage weekend - Preparations are going ahead for the Heritage Weekend on September 28 and 29, starting at noon each day. Entry is free and as well as photographic displays in the village hall, the church will be open for a bellringing display and tower tours and the Cayley Museum will also be open for viewing. A heritage trail will guide you to interesting places around the village with an accompanying quiz for children. Entry to this event is free.

Church - There is no service at All Saints on Sunday, September 22, but the church remains open daily. There is a basket beside the table at the rear of the church for items to be donated to The Rainbow Centre. This is the centre near St Mary’s Church in Scarborough which gives support, including low cost meals, clothing and food boxes, to those who are in need of them. Christmas cards with three different photographs in and outside All Saints will be on sale at the Stained Glass event on Friday, September 27, after which samples will be left on the stand at the church. They can then be purchased from Mary Jones.


Harvest auction – The auction with Chris Clubley Auctioneers, in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance and St Catherine’s Hospice, will take place at the Feversham Arms Inn on October 4, at 7.30pm.

Domino drive – the autumn winter domino drive season starts at 7pm on Tuesday, October 8, in Farndale Village Hall and will continue until March on the second Tuesday of each month. Everyone welcome.


Service - Sunday September 22, 9.15am, Holy Cross: Morning Prayer.

Eco Fair - On Saturday, September 28, there will be an Eco Fair running from 1pm until 4pm at Gilling East Village Hall. Stalls holders include alternative energy suppliers, Ryedale Environment Group, Ampleforth Plus, North Yorkshire Rotters and eco-friendly sales. Come along and see what you can do to improve your own ‘green’ living. Free entry.


Edstone Sings - The next get-together for Edstone Sings in church is on Wednesday, September 25, at 7.30pm.

St Michael Church - The Make Way service is on Tuesday, September 24, in the church at 7pm.


Dinner club - You would be most welcome to join the Wednesday dinner club at the Methodist Church. We welcome older people and those living alone to join us for a three-course meal at a reasonable price. Phone 01751 432111 for details.

Market - The Kirkbymoorside Christmas Market will take place on Saturday, November 30. The usual popular children’s activities will take place in the library.

There will be face painting, a Santa’s Grotto and not least the Kirkbymoorside Brass Band has been booked. There will be more than 30 craft, handicraft and produce stalls. The event will run from 10am to 3pm.

Library - Every Wednesday, from 3.45pm to 4.45pm, there are play drop-in sessions at Kirkbymoorside Library. Free children’s building play sessions for ages two to eight. No need to book just come along, build and have fun.

Band room - The official opening of Kirkbymoorside Town Brass Band’s new concert hall at Manor Vale will take place on Sunday, September 22. Doors open 2.30pm, ceremony at 3pm.

Domino drives - Over the years Kirkbymoorside Bowling Club has held a monthly domino drive in the club house. It is with regret it has been decided to no longer have these.

Environment group - The next Repair Café will be held on Saturday, September 21, from 9.30am to 12.30pm, in the Moorside Room. Refreshments will be available, proceeds going to local organisations. More volunteer repairers always welcome. For more information, email or 01751 430907.

Ladies Fellowship - Kathy Robson welcomed everybody back after the August break and introduced two new members, Brenda Woods and Maureen Wass. Vera C read a lovely poem about the value of a smile and then Kathy introduced the speaker for the evening, Charlotte Elizabeth, who was accompanied by her mum, Sue, for moral support. Charlotte runs the Make-up and Nail Studio in The Shambles. A really girly evening was enjoyed by us all. Tea and biscuits were served by the tea hostesses, Cath Nicholson and Linda Wilson. The September birthday girls were Jeanne Binns, Andrea Cooper, Eleanor Harrison, Margery Roberts and Kathy Robson. Dorothy Collis won the raffle but they all went home with a little gift from Charlotte and Sue. Thank you, ladies. The next meeting is on Tuesday, October 8, at 7.30pm in the Methodist Chapel, when members will meet up with the Tuesday Group. This is an annual get-together, which they all enjoy and this year it will be the Ladies Fellowship members who will be providing the faith supper. Norma Davy will be the guest speaker.

Marie Curie - A date for your diary is the popular coffee morning. The date is Friday, October 11, at Ryedale Garage, from 9.30am to 12.30pm. Coffee and biscuits and other stalls include tombola raffle cake stall and the charity’s Christmas cards will be on sale.

Menzown Report - The renowned floral artist the Rev Bridget Gillespie was the speaker at the meeting of Menzown. One of her earliest inspiring memories was as a three-year-old standing between the sweet pea canes in her parents’ garden and looking up and seeing them against the bright blue sky. Bridget told of how she went into botanical illustration where there is a need to be 100 per cent accurate with the number of petals on a plant drawing. Examples of her work were passed among the members as well as being shown on the screen. The chairman was Richard Sharpe who thanked the new owner of the King’s Head for their hospitality. The next meeting will be on October 14 when a speaker from Malton Museum will take as his subject “What’s in a name?” Re-discovering old words and phrases.

Dinner club - The Wednesday dinner club held at the Methodist Church will be re-starting on September 4 after the summer break. They welcome older people and those living alone to join them for a three-course meal at a reasonable price. Phone 01751 432111 for more information.


Show - The annual Leavening and Acklam Produce and Handicraft Show was held on Saturday, September 7, in Leavening Primary School. John Foxton officially opened the show and presented all the prize cups and trophies. Rose bowl for the most 1st Lindsay Harrison. Tankard for the best fruit and veg: Chris Burt. Rose cup: Mike Saynor. Handicraft cup: Sue Schofield. Pauline Sanderson Baking Trophy: Liz Saynor. Children’s Trophy With the most point went to Joshua Pulling. Rona Ashworth cup for the under 7 years old for growing the best 3 mixed veg in the children class was won by Joshua Pulling. The Sue Uttley cup for the over 8 years old: Harry Midgley.

Winners were:


Teabread - Margaret Spink

3 Cheese straws - Margaret Spink

3 Shrewsbury Biscuits - Margaret Spink

Chocolate cake - Liz Saynor

Tomato & cheese pizza - Lindsay Harrison


Jar of chutney - Sue Pacey

Jar of Redcurrant Jelly - Sue Pacey

Blackcurrant jam - Gwen Burt

Jar of Lemon & Lime curd - Janet Kelly

Jar of Mincemeat - Elaine Jones

Fruit & Veg

A string of cherry Tomatoes - Chris Burt

3 Runner beans - Chris Burt

3 Apple same - Susan Lonsdale

Potatoes grown in a bucket - David Mennell

A Wonky Veg - Lindsay Harrison

3 Plums - Mike Saynor

Tray of 4 mixed Veg - Sue Pacey


1 Rose - Mike Saynor

3 Stems of Michaelmas daises - Chris Ackerley

4 Stems of different flowers - Lindsay Harrison

3 Dahlias - Lindsay Harrison, Chris Burt

3 Crocosmia (Monbretia) - Lindsay Harrison

Flowering Houseplant - Lindsay Harrison

1 Foliage houseplant - Lindsay Harrison

Floral Arrangements

Cup & saucer arrangement - Christine Addley

A Buttonhole - Lindsay Harrison

Arrangement of flowers to celebrate Concords 50th birthday (22) - Christine Addley


An embroidered Bookmark - Christine Addley

Recycled textile item - Sue Schofield

A hand knitted item - Gwen Burt

A homemade cushion, any medium - Sue Schofield

A Handmade birthday card - Lindsay Harrison

Any Other Craft - Sue Scofield


Aircraft - Alistair Wilkinson

Wild Animal - Vanessa Simmons

Humorous (with a caption) - Alistair Wilkinson

A Day out - Jonathon Plackett

Chimneys - Andrew Robinson

Trees - Lucy Ellis

Children’s classes:

A Van Goughs sunflower Painting (5 & under) - Joshua Pulling

A Miniature Garden (Under 7yrs) - None entered. (Over 8yrs) - Lily Kemp

Potatoes in a bucket (Under 7) - Joshua Pulling

(Over 8yrs) Amy Kemp, Charlotte Scott

A Tray of 3 mixed Veg (under 7) - Joshua Pulling. 8 & over - Harry Midgley

Photo My Pet (Under 7 ) - Joshua Pulling. Over 8yrs - Lily Kemp

Photo My Family (over 8yrs) - Lily Kemp

Handwriting (Under 7) - Lacie Burton

(Over 8yrs) - Hattie Collins, Amy Kemp

A Painting My dream City (under 7) - Jessica Hargreave

Save our environment (over 8 yrs) - Emily Rowe

Homemade Craft (12 yrs & over) - Freddie Bosson

A Handwriting - Lily Kemp

The quality of the exhibits was really good as always, with lots of entries and people attending. There was the usual raffle and a stall by flamingo cards, plus a craft stall, as well as an excellent afternoon tea. The profit of £200 from this year’s show will go towards the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The organisers would like to thank everyone who helped, participated or went along, to make it a successful show.


Bridge club - Matthew Brash and Richard Hilton were narrow winners at Malton Bridge Club on Wednesday with Keith Freeman and Derek Fox in second place. Annette Jackson and Rob Ashdown took the third place with Ruth Mattingly and Gladys Thompson fourth.

Dance for Parkinson’s - The Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre are now part of Dance for Parkinson’s, a nationwide programme to get sufferers of Parkinson’s, stroke or sight support more active. These fun classes are on Tuesdays, from 1pm to 2pm, at their Horsemarket Road. Partners and carers are welcome. £3 per individual or £5 including partner or carer. Parking available behind the Green Man. Phone 01653 693310 for more details.


Music - There will be an evening of fun and music featuring John Scoble, David Swann and The Thornton-le-Dale Ukuleles at the village hall on Friday, September 27, at 7.30pm. Tickets are £12 to include a Yorkshire Tapas supper. There will also be a raffle and a licensed bar. Proceeds in aid of Marton Village Hall and Ryedale Special Families. Please phone Nick/Alison for tickets 01751 430746.


Lacemakers - Pickering Lacemakers are meeting in the Old School Room on Saturday, from 10am to 3pm. This is a self-help group open to anyone who is interested in making lace. The first class is free to prospective members. For more information phone Liz Large on 01642 473258 or email


Club draw - The 100 Club winners of the Beckett recreation 100 club draw for August were as follows: £50 - No. 5 J Harrison; £30 - No. 117 J Cook; £10 - No. 27 B Simpson; £10 - No. 144 D Smithson.


Ryedale Parkinson’s Support Group - The September meeting was held in Trinity Methodist Church and was attended by 18 members and two visitors from the Scarborough branch. The speaker was David Powers of Harrogate who has a particular interest in IT to help sufferers of Parkinson’s and other disabled people. His demonstration included use of the Amazon Echo which was of great interest to everyone. At the next meeting on October 10, Barry Bishop will give an illustrated talk on the RSPB. Phone Gill on 07794 439356, Liz on 01653 694251 or Sandra on 01944 758345 or just drop in on the day.


Service - Sunday, September 22, 9.15am, St Oswald’s: Eucharist.


Weekly draw - the numbers for week commencing September 9 for the Pickering Town Football Club were 12, 40 an 32 and there was no winner therefore the pot for next week will be £75.

Domino drive - Pickering football club are having a domino drive on September 27 at the Recreation Club starting at 7.30pm.

Bridge Club - In the latest session of bridge, the Kath Grimoldby Simultaneous Pairs, the winners were Madge Allison and Philip Mason with 62.7 per cent. In second place with 57.94 per cent were Madeleine Webber and Beryl Bramall. In third place Terence Boyle and June Greener with 57.14 per cent. Madge Allison and Philip Mason came 18th overall in the Sim Pairs.


Quiz - Jennie will be hosting a mega quiz in the Fleece Inn on Friday at 9pm. Cash prizes to third place, cash jackpot and hot supper for only £2. Mike and Col were the winners of Jennie’s Sunday night quiz. The jackpot was a rollover.

Action - A Love Where You Live action morning to clear the village of litter and weeds will take place on Saturday, September 21, from the village hall car park at 10.30am. All equipment will be provided, just bring gloves and wear stout footwear. The event is being co-ordinated by Cllr Nathan Garbutt Moore.

Bingo - A prize bingo will be held in Woodlands Community Centre on Wednesday, September 25, for Settrington Bowls Club. Doors open 6.45pm, eyes down 7.15pm.


Church - On Saturday, September 21, Stonegrave Church will be open to the public celebrating the church and its stories. The celebration will include a display on the life of the life of Sir Herbert Read, who moved into the former rectory beside the church almost exactly 70 years ago to the day in 1949. Read was born a Victorian just a few miles away at Muscoates Grange Farm on the road to Kirkbymoorside, his “childhood metropolis”, attending Nunnington School. He was to develop into a cultural ‘Romantic Modern’ via education at Crossley’s Halifax and Leeds University, war service in the Green Howards and post-war transition to the V&A (Ceramics). His poetry and biographies record how family tragedy uprooted him from his idyllic childhood in Ryedale. Leeds University is currently running an exhibition on his life and work (much of which they hold) as “Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery”. This continues into 2020.


Soup and Pudding Lunch - A very enjoyable lunch was partaken by a good gathering of local people last Tuesday celebrating the first anniversary of our lunches with an abundance of “catching up on news”. The next Soup and Pudding will be held on the October 8 (second Tuesday in the month) when they will have information about the forthcoming events that the village hall committee are organising for the winter months.

Village Hall - At the last village hall committee meeting a variety of events were organised for the coming months. The first of these is a craft fair on Sunday, October 20, from 11am to 4pm, organised by Nicky Jackson. The fair will be in Sawdon Village Hall and table rent is £8. If anyone fancies a table at this event, phone Nicky on 07969 754961. You will need to hurry as there are only six tables left. There will also be homemade refreshments all freshly baked. Also on Thursday, October 24, we are organising a beetle drive starting at 6.45pm. Entry is £2.50 which will include a hotdog, a cake and a drink. There will also be a raffle. Both of these events are open to everyone.


St Martin’s - Rev Maurice Jennett presided at the 9.30am service of Holy Communion and Rev Judith Dean led the 11am service of modern worship. At the 9.30am service Kate Middleton led the intercessions and assisted with the chalice, Edna Burton accompanied the hymns and Jean Donovan read. The sidespeople were Dot Francis and Frances Simons, and Lindsay Smithson served refreshments between the services. At the 11am service Chris Birch led the intercessions and Tim Cremer read. Steve Raettig led the sung worship with John and Sue Grice and John Taylor. Liz Cremer was the welcomer and Helen Swallow served refreshments after the service.

Methodist Church - The harvest festival service was taken by Rev Leslie Newton, chairman of Yorkshire North & East District, and they were joined by friends from East Ayton and Cayton Methodist churches. The vestry steward was Allan Dunnington, organist Doreen Lawson and welcomer Margaret Neave who also took the offering with Margaret Welsh. The Singing For Fun Group sang two harvest songs and Rev Mary Jackman gave the bible reading from Matthew’s gospel. The preacher next week at 10.30am is Rev Dr Kevin Ridd and Holy Communion will be observed.


Craft fair - Advance date for your diary. A Craft Fair will be held at Sherburn Methodist Church on Saturday, October 19, from 11am to 3pm. Hand-made items by the Sherburn Craft Club plus cakes, plants, preserves, jewellery and bric-a- brac. Proceeds will be for Water Aid and St Catherine’s Hospice.

St Hilda’s Church - The next service at St Hilda’s will be on September 22 at 9am. All are welcome.

Messy church - After sausage and chips for tea (thanks to RJ’s for the chips) they enacted the story of Noah and animals were to be found all over the Chapel. When the rains stopped Noah and his family gave thanks to God for being safe. They thought of things that they were thankful for and heard how one little boy who had leprosy was so very thankful he had shoes. Then to remind them to be thankful they made their own shoes and decorated them. They made little thank you baskets and put in some biscuits they had iced to give to someone that we wanted to say thank you to. A thank you collage is in the Link window for you to see. There was an opportunity to make an animal mask to remind them of the story of Noah. The next Messy church will be on Saturday, October 12, when they will be hearing how Jesus fed 5,000 people with a little boy’s packed lunch. Meet for tea at 4.45pm.

Methodist news - Tuesday coffee morning hostess was Liz Aconley and they were delighted to say that more than £70 was raised in august for goods for the Chapel kitchen. Thank you all for your generosity. Your kind donations for coffee will now be given to the Christmas shoebox appeal. Craft club continue to meet on Thursday at 1.30pm and are busy preparing for their Craft Fair on October 19. Sunday service was led by the Worship Team assisted by Eleanor and Jack who led the worship they had prepared for school worship last term just before they moved on to secondary education. They told the story of Noah, rather differently and updated, but gave them all food for thought about what the story had meant to them. It was great fun. It was thought provoking and made for a very special time of worship. Thank you so much Eleanor and Jack for coming and sharing with them. Next Sunday will be the Harvest Festival at 10.30am led by Rachel Prest and all are welcome to come along and to join them for lunch afterwards.


Open Day -Saturday, September 21, from 2pm to 4pm, Stonegrave Minster. Talk on Sir Herbert Read; exhibition of pictures; talk by historian Richard Morris on Stonegrave’s political, cultural and landscape history. Refreshments. Free entry, donations to the upkeep of the Minster.


Bridge club - The result from Monday, September 9. In first place Margaret Lowe and Isa Eggleston with 68.1 per cent. In second place with 61.1 per cent were Tim Johnson and Ruth Hunt.


Open House - Volunteers are opening Westow Cricket Club again on Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, from 10am to 1pm both days. They will be serving tea, coffee and homebaking, as well as bacon rolls to help raise funds for the running costs of the cricket club and pavilion. There is a pool table, cards, dominoes and lots of space both inside and outside for children to run around. Balls can be provided on request. For a donation you can also pick up a second hand book. Everyone is welcome, including dogs with owners on leads.

Knit & Natter - The fortnightly Knit & Natter, crochet and chatter, craft is on Wednesday, September 18, from 7pm to 9pm. Experts to beginners and everyone in between are all welcome. For more information phone Pam on 07891 814017 or email


Macmillan Coffee Morning - It will take place at Wombleton Village Hall on Saturday, September 21, from 10am to noon. All welcome.

Domino drive - It takes place in the village hall on Saturday, September 28, at 7.30pm. All welcome.

Harvest festival - The festival takes place in the village hall on Friday, September 27, at 7.30pm.


Rillington - Fifteen members were present at the September meeting held in the village hall. The evening’s speaker was Kerry Jennings from Wiltshire Farm Foods. Kerry judged the competition for an old-fashioned recipe book and awarded first prize to Babs Buckley, second was Chris Ashton and third Barbara Grice. Marjorie Grice reported on the Yorkshire Day Celebration she had attended at Temple Newsam and names were taken for the Autumn Meeting at Escrick. The evening’s hostesses were Chris Ashton and Carol Stephenson. Marjorie Grice sold tickets for the raffle which was won by Babs Buckley.

Show results

Rillington and District Horticultural and Industrial Society’s 96th Annual Show was held in the village hall on Saturday, September 7. The 515 entries in the adult classes showed a slight increase on the previous year. The judges were Mike Chester (grain and agricultural produce), John Edmond (vegetables and fruit), Mr R Warman (flowers), Rebecca Render (floral art), Margaret Leckenby (home produce), Barbara Howard (handicrafts), Mr D Ireland (photography) and Mr I Temple (woodwork and metalwork), At the close of the show the trophies were presented by Dr Warren Grant.

Trophy winners were: Challenge Cup for best sample of malting barley; England Brothers, West Lutton. Challenge Cup for most points in Agricultural classes; John A Cussons, East Heslerton. Rillington and District Challenge Cup for runner up with most points in agricultural classes; England Brothers. Gooder Farms Root Cup for best exhibit in root classes; John A Cussons. Challenge Cup for most points in vegetable classes; Philip E Booth, Wintringham, runner up Fred Husband, Kirby Grindalythe and third David Owston, Rillington. The Peter Grice Memorial Trophy for best exhibit in carrot and parsnip classes; David Owston. The Harold Appleby Memorial Cup for the best exhibit in onion classes; Philip E Booth. The H Sturdy Challenge Cup for the heaviest Marrow; Alan Coatsworth, Norton. The Murphy Challenge Cup for the Heaviest Pumpkin: Mick Pateman, York. The Roger Dudley Trophy for the Heaviest Onion; Mick Pateman. The Ellis Patents Shield for best exhibit of vegetable not listed in schedule; Mick Pateman. The George Grayson Memorial Trophy for the best exhibit in the marrow classes; Lorna Mastaglio, Rillington. The Howard Croot Memorial Trophy for best exhibit in the potato classes; Philip E. Booth. The Diamond Jubilee Challenge Cup for most points in the fruit classes; Fred Husband, runner up J.A. Cussons. The Wm. Younger Inns Salver for best exhibit in cut flower classes; Mick

Pateman. The Yorkshire Bank Challenge Cup for most points in flower classes; Alison J.S. Marshall, Scampston. The George Ironside Cup for most points in floral art classes; Lorna Mastaglio, Rillington. The Scampston Rose bowl for best exhibit of floral art; Mollie Tindall, Rillington. The WI Rose Bowl for most points in home produce classes; Clare Foxton, Thorpe Bassett. The Fleece Plate for runner up; Fred Husband. The Dorothy Allenby Trophy for the best exhibit of home produce; R and M Cockrem. The Olive Birkett Trophy for novice exhibitor in home produce classes; Clare Foxton. The Heather Thornes Trophy for novice exhibitor in preserve classes; Carol Murphy, Rillington. The Westgate Friary Cup for best exhibit in preserve classes; Carol Murphy. The JW Cameron Cup for best exhibit of fruit liqueur or cordial; Irene Mansell, Rillington. The Y.C.A. Cup for best exhibit of handicraft; Rick Webb, Rillington. £10 for best exhibit of painting; Sheila Welburn, Rillington. The Bellfield Cup for best exhibit of photography; Tracey Ireland, Wintringham. The W. Sherlaw Cup for over 60 gaining most points overall in the show; Fred Husband, runner up J.A.Cussons, third Alison J.S. Marshall. The prize for growing the sunflower with the largest face was won by Finlay Wilson, Rillington. Results: Agriculture: Autumn sown malting barley; 1 C & J Dale, 2 and 3 JA Cussons. Spring sown malting barley; 1 (best exhibit) and 3 England Brothers, 2 JA Cussons. Feed wheat; 1 England Brothers, 2 and 3 JA Cussons. Milling wheat; 1 and 2 England Brothers, 3 JA Cussons. Field grown maize; 1 Alan Coatsworth, 2 Kevin Midgley, 3 J.A. Cussons. Fodder Beet; 1 (best exhibit) and 2 JA Cussons. Ears of spring barley; 1 and 2 JA Cussons. Ears of winter wheat; 1 and 3 JA Cussons, 2 England Brothers.

Vegetables: Long Carrots; 1 and 2 Richard Denton, 3 Alan Coatsworth. Stump Carrots; 1 David Owston, 2 and 3 JA Cussons. Parsnips; 1 (best exhibit) David Owston, 2 Richard Denton, 3 Philip Booth. Red Beet; 1 Alan Coatsworth, 2 Richard Denton, 3 Fred Husband. Dressed onions grown from seed under 11”; 1 and 2 Philip E. Booth, 3 Fred Husband. Dressed onions grown from seed over 11”; 1 Fred Husband, 2 and 3 Philip Booth. Onions grown from sets; 1 (best exhibit) and 3 Philip E. Booth, 2 David Owston. Three dressed onions graduated sizes; 1 David Owston 2 and 3 Philip E Booth. Red shallots; 1 Alison JS Marshall, 2 Fred Husband, 3 Tracey Ireland. White shallots: 1 Philip E Booth, 2 Alison JS Marshall 3 Fred Husband. Pickling shallots; 1 and 2 Fred Husband. Courgettes; 1 (best exhibit) Lorna Mastaglio, 2 Alison JS Marshall, 3 Philip E Booth. Pair of marrows under 7lb; 1 Alison J.S. Marshall. Pair of marrows over 7lb; 1 Philip E Booth. Heaviest Marrow; 1 Alan Coatsworth (15.7kg), 2 Tracey Ireland (5.4kg). Heaviest Pumpkin; 1 Mick Pateman (40kg), 2 Philip E Booth (22.1kg), 3 Tracey Ireland (14.2kg). Heaviest Onion; 1 Mick Pateman (1.96k), 2 Philip E Booth (.995kg), 3 David Owston (.905kg). Cabbage: 1 Fred Husband, 2 R and M Cockrem. Round or oval potatoes; 1 Philip E Booth, 2 and 3 Fred Husband. Kidney Potatoes; 1 Fred Husband, 2 Philip E Booth, 3 Linda Whitefield. Two varieties of potatoes; 1 (best exhibit) and 2 Philip E Booth, 3 Fred Husband. Tomatoes; 1 John A Cussons, 2 Fred Husband, 3 Alison JS Marshall. Cherry tomatoes; 1 and 2 Gary Waters, 3 Philip E Booth. Cucumber; 1 and 2 Fred Husband. Runner beans; 1 Lorna Mastaglio, 2 and 3 Alison JS Marshall. Dwarf Beans; 1 and 3 Fred Husband, 2 Philip Booth. Any other vegetable; 1 Mick Pateman (cauliflower), 2 and 3 Alison JS Marshall (pepper and sweet corn). One vegetable, one flower; 1 R and M Cockrem 2 Alison JS Marshall, 3 Mike Williams. Fruit: Cooking apples; 1 and 2 JA Cussons, 3 Fred Husband. Dessert apples; 1 and 2 Fred Husband, 3 Linda Whitefield. Pears; 1 and 2 Richard Denton, 3 David Owston. Victoria Plums; 1 and 3 Fred Husband, 2 Linda Whitefield. Any other plums; 1 and 2 Fred Husband 3 J.A. Cussons. Brambles; 1 R and M Cockrem, 2 Andy Wilson, 3 Colin Wicks. Raspberries; 1 R and M Cockrem, 2 Lorna Mastaglio, 3 Colin Wicks. Any other fruit; 1 and 2 John A Cussons (grapes), 3 Alison JS Marshall (cob nuts). One fruit, one flower: 1 Tony Stockill, 2 R and M Cockrem, 3 Alison J. S. Marshall. Flowers: Gladiolus; 1 and 3 R and M Cockrem, 2 Mick Pateman. Decorative dahlias; 1 Mick Pateman, 2 R and M Cockrem, 3 Alison JS Marshall. Pompon dahlias; 1 A Welburn, 2 and 3 Alison JS Marshall. Semi-cacti dahlias; 1 (best exhibit) Mick Pateman, 2 Irene Mansell, 3 Alison JS Marshall. Sweet peas; 2 Lorna Mastaglio.

Single rose; 1 and 2 Alison JS Marshall, 3 Tony Stockill. Three roses – dissimilar; 3 Tony Stockill. Asters; 2 Alison JS Marshall. Any other flower; 1 Alison JS Marshall (collarette dahlias), 2 Lorna Mastaglio (moluccella) 3 Tony Stockill (eupatorium). Mixed cut flowers; 1 Alison Marshall, 2 Irene Mansell, 3 Tony Stockill. Foliage pot plant; 2 Tony Stockill. Flowering pot plant; 1 Fred Husband. Cactus Plant; 1 Lisa Wilson, 2 and 3 Philip E. Booth. Mixed cut flowers grown by OAP; 1 Tony Stockill, 2 Irene Mansell. Bonsai; 1 and 2 David W Garside, 3 Philip E Booth. Floral Art: Miniature arrangement; 1 Alison JS Marshall, 2 A Welburn, 3 Lorna Mastaglio. ”Recycle”; 1 (best exhibit) and 3 Mollie Tindall, 2 Lorna Mastaglio. “Lunar Landing Anniversary”; 1 Lorna Mastaglio, 2 Alison JS Marshall. “Woodland Wonders”; 1 Alison JS Marshall, 2 Lorna Mastaglio, 3 Mollie Tindall. Lady’s spray; 1 Irene Mansell, 2 Lorna Mastaglio, 3 Alison JS Marshall. Home Produce: Chocolate brownies (novice class); 1 and 2 Erica Denton, 3 Clare Foxton. Fruit cake; 1 Mollie Tindall. Lemon drizzle cake; 1 Fred Husband, 2 Clare Foxton, 3 Mollie Tindall. Gingerbread loaf; 1 Lisa Wilson, 2 Olive Birkett, 3 Barbara Buckley. Carrot cake; 1 Clare Foxton, 2 R and M Cockrem, 3 Mollie Tindall. Date and walnut loaf; 1 Barbara Buckley, 2 Olive Birkett, 3 Mollie Tindall. Savoury flan; 1 (best exhibit) R and M Cockrem, 2 Linda Whitefield, 3 Lisa Wilson. Muffins; 1 Clare Foxton, 2 Ana Richards. Fruit pie; 1 Barbara Buckley, 2 Olive Birkett, 3 Mary Nicholson. Bakewell Tart; 1 Fred Husband, 2 R and M Cockrem, 3 Lisa Wilson. Cheese scones; 1 Barbara Buckley, 2 Lisa Wilson, 3 Ana Richards. Victoria sandwich; 1 Fred Husband, 2 Clare Foxton, 3 Susan Donnell. Shortbread; 1 Clare Foxton, 2 Gary Waters, 3 Lisa Wilson. Chocolate cake; 1 Fred Husband, 2 Clare Foxton. White Loaf; 1 Lisa Wilson, 2 and 3 David Pick. Loaf of bread made in a bread maker; 1 Fred Husband. Cherry cake; 1 Mollie Tindall. Decorated cake; 1 Tracey Ireland 2 Marion Cockrem. Chocolate cookies made by under 16 year old; 1 Isabella Stockill, 2 Jonathan Stockill; Pizza made by under 16 year old; 1 Jonathan Stockill, 2 Isabella Stockill. Ribbon cake (set recipe); Carol Murphy. Citrus curd; 1 (best exhibit) Carol Murphy, 2 R and M Cockrem, 3 Fred Husband. Soft fruit jam; 1 Clare Foxton, 2 and 3 R and M Cockrem. Stone fruit jam; 1 Clare Foxton, 2 Gary Waters, 3 R and M Cockrem. Any other jam; 1 Mollie Tindall, 2 Jenny Richards, 3 Alison J.S. Marshall. Fruit jelly; 1 R and M Cockrem, 2 Fred Husband, 3 Barbara Buckley. Marmalade; 1 Fred Husband, 2 David Richards, 3 Colin Wicks. Chutney; 1 R and M Cockrem, 2 Fred Husband. Piccalilli; 1 Fred Husband. Bottle of fruit liqueur; 1 (best exhibit) l Irene Mansell, 2 and 3 Clare Foxton. Bottle of cordial; 1 and 3 Clare Foxton, 2 Irene Mansell. Handicrafts: Painting; 1 A Welburn, 2 Rick Webb, 3 Marion Cockrem. Canvas work; 1 Judy Duke. Knitting; 1 and 2 Carol Murphy, 3 Jenny Ireland. Crochet; 1 and 3 Jenny Ireland, 2 Lorna Mastaglio. Embroidery and creative textiles; 1 Mollie Tindall, 2 Judy Duke, 3 Valerie Gilbert. Soft toys; 1 Carol Murphy, 2 Judy Duke, 3 A. Welburn. Cross-stitch work; 1 and 2 Carol Murphy, 3 Judy Duke. Hand or machine sewing; 1 (best exhibit) and 2 Rick Webb. Any other craft; 1 and 2 David Richards, 3 A Welburn. Woodwork; 1 and 3 Jason Sinnott, 2 Steve Dring. Metalwork; 1 Jason Sinnott, 2 and 3 Ken Hopper. Photography: “Transport”; 1 Isabella Stockill, 2 John Carlisle, 3 Mick Pateman. Open class; 1 1 Colin Wicks 2 Jason Sinnott, 3 Irene Mansell. “A Study in black and white”; 1 (best exhibit) Tracey Ireland, 2 Irene Mansell, 3 Jason Sinnott. Photograph with an amusing caption; 1 Jason Sinnott, 2 Mary Nicholson, 3 Jonathan Stockill. Children’s Classes: Handicrafts years 5 and 6; 1 Bethany Stockill. Needlecraft/textiles year 5 and 6; 1 Bethany Stockill. A face on a paper plate Nursery; 1 Thomas Golding, 2 Lucy Oxendale, 3 Isla. An animal made from fruit or vegetable year 1 and 2; 1 Jessica Metham, 2 Bethany Stockill, 3 Poppy Snowden. An animal made from fruit or vegetable year 3 and over; 1 Thomas Metham. A model made from recycled household materials years 3 and over; 1 Bethany Stockill, 2 Poppy Snowden. Greetings card years 3 and 4; 1 Thomas Metham. Greetings card years 5 and 6; 1 Bethany Stockill. Mixed media paint and collage - nursery; 1 Valentine Davidson, 2 Rose, 3 Rueben Davidson. Mixed media paint and collage – reception; 1 Jessica Metham. Handwriting – reception; 1 Jessica Metham. Handwriting year 3; 1 Poppy Snowden. Handwriting year 4; 1 Thomas Metham. Largest sunflower head; 1 Finley Wilson, 2 joint Harry Elvidge and Libby Wilson, 3 Clair Elvidge. Cynthia Render, Olive Birkett, John Cussons and Mrs Stockill all won hampers in the raffle. The annual general meeting will be held in the Fleece Inn on Monday, October 14, at 7.30pm.