NEWTON: Egg Festival was a huge success

Egg FESTIVAL - The Egg Festival in Newton was a great success thanks to all the villagers who took part, decorating their houses and gardens and to all the volunteers. The children of Slaidburn School and Thorneyholme School, Dunsop Bridge and the Brownies built and decorted an egg tree on the village green and Newton Youth Club members decorated the village hall.

Winner of the best decorated house were Mary and Marie Beattie. Results. Best Easter bonnet: Up to 7 years – Isobel Smith, Charlotte Whitaker, Isobel Kellett. 8-11 yrs – Rachel Spencer, William Whitaker, Annabelle Kellet. 12-16 – Eve Bennett. Adults – Laura Coupland, Justine Whitaker, Tom Rogerson.

Egg decoration: Up to 7 yrs – Isobel Kellet, Gulliver Cox, Charlotte Whitaker. 8-11yrs – Maddie Grimshaw, Adela Bumbac, Mark Bumbac. 12-16 – Eve Bennett, Caitlin Dickinson, Amy Hyde-White. Adults – Justine Whitaker, Jane Dickinson.

Best cupcake: Up to 7 yrs – Charlott Whitaker, Roddy Carter. 8-11 yrs – Neve Dickinson, Maddie Grimshaw, William Whitaker. 12-16 yrs – Emma Parker. Adults- Jane Dickinson, Justine Whitaker.

Competitions: Eggx marks the spot – Adela Bumbac. Where the chicken laid its egg – William Whitaker. Guess the weight of the cake – Mary Waterworth. Guess the weight of the golden egg – Connnie Waterworth. Tresure hunt – Jasmin Pirie.