The photograph shows the Mayor Cllr Jean Parbrook presenting the Dick Collins Challenge Cup for the Best Kept Allotment to Mr Stuart Bale who was the overall winner of the Competition, he was also the site winner for Poundfield Road Allotments.
Each site winner was presented with a certificate and a voucher from The Garden Centre for £5, the Overall Winner also received a certificate and a further voucher for £15.
Site Winners were:
Mr Peter Phillips - Marshfield Road - Plot 1
Mr Robert Venner, Orchard Road Plot 3
Mrs Jean Hall - Periton Way - Plot 11
Mr Stuart Bale - Poundfield Road - Plot 20
Mrs Michelle Craggs - Harepark Terrace - Staunton Road - Plot 1
Mr John Heeley - Periton Lane - Plot 1
Overall Winner Mr Stuart Bale
Mr Robert Venner and Mrs Jean Hall were unable to make the presentations due to prior engagements.
For more information on the presentations please go to the Allotments page on the Minehead Town Council website.
In the photograph below from left to right are Mr Stuart Bale, Mr Peter Phillips, Cllr Jean Parbrook Mayor of Minehead, Mrs Michelle Craggs and Mr John Heeley.
The Judge Mr Derek Brown from West Somerset College praised the standard of the allotments and said that it had been difficult on some of the sites to choose a winner as the standard was so high. Cllr Gary Miele the Chair of the Allotments Committee thanked everyone for attending the event, but also gave special thanks to Mr Brown for judging the competition.