Children’s section exceeds all expectations at show

Chirnside youngsters (left to right) Beau McKibben, Kirsty Munnerley, Heather Kinghorn, Patricia Glass and Charile Robson with clay pots made for Chirnside Show
Chirnside youngsters (left to right) Beau McKibben, Kirsty Munnerley, Heather Kinghorn, Patricia Glass and Charile Robson with clay pots made for Chirnside Show

The Chirnside Flower Show Committee has announced itself pleased with the number of entries in this year’s edition of the show.

The Flower and Vegetable sections, it was admitted, were down on last year.

However, there was still cause for optimism, because the Baking and Childrens’ sections exceeded all expectations.

There was also great imagination being shown in the Gardens and Vegetable Animal classes.

Judges for the various sections were A. Bell, I. Liddle, L. Riddell and B. Patton.

Trophies were presented by Helen Kenny.

Trophy winners were as follows:

Football Cup: J. Kenny;

Ross Robertson Cup: D. Hutchison;

The Brown Cup: W. Mein;

Norrie Bowl: M. Low, R. Garden (shared);

Earsman Trophy: D. Hutchison;

Thomson Cup: D. Hutchison;

Patterson Bowl: H. Kenny;

Alice Rose Bowl: A. Paterson;

Swan Cup: P. Thomson;

Jock Howe Memorial Cup: D. Hutchison;

Douglas Cup: J. Williams;

The Barber Cup: J. Kenny;

Mary Waddell Trophy: L. Gray, A. Paterson, P. Thomson, M. Anderson (shared);

Tom Waddell Cup: D. Hutchison;

The Bill Smith Trophy: G. Atkins;

Lyall Trophy: M. Low;

Common Good Trophy: The Beacon.