NORTH COTSWOLDS HEDGELAYING COMPETITION

Hedgelayers tookpart in the North Cotswolds Hedgelaying Competition on Saturday 20 November at Great Rissington, near Bourton-on-the-Water.

This annual competition is organised by the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership and is open to all hedgelayers, from veterans to beginners.

Winners were:

Junior/Beginners category

1st - John Hall from Little Compton, Warwickshire

2nd - Peter Coad from Long Itchington, Warwickshire

3rd - Matt Royle, Wasley Hills Country Park, Warwickshire

Veterans

1st - Tony Heard from Alcester, Warwickshire

2nd - Derek Smith from Leicestershire

3rd Peter Flint from Leicestershire

Open

1st Steve Budding from Leicestershire

2nd Clive Matthew from Leicestershire

3rd Peter Tunks from Surrey