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Annual Produce Show 2015



Skelton and Brotton Parish Council Produce Show, held recently in Skelton Civic Hall, continues to be a popular event.  Exhibitors brought over 500 entries across this year.


Yet again there was an increase in entries across all classes, but significantly in the Flower section.


Refreshments were provided by volunteers from Brotton Improvement Group to help raise funds to enhance the area.


Councillor Angus McDonald, Chair of Skelton and Brotton Parish Council welcomed the Mayor, Councillor Mrs Brenda Forster and her escort, Mr Al Mills to the Show and thanked them for attending.  He explained that this year there was a new Trophy - the Sam Leach Memorial Plate, to honour Sam who was a Show Judge and heavily involved in the Show.  Sam sadly died suddenly last year.


Trophy/Prize Winners:


Mr Jeff Osborn – ACP Wharton Cup for Best Vase of Flowers


Matthew Pinter – Blooming Lights Cup for Children’s classes


Mr Bryce Corner - Elmora Cup for Vegetables


Mrs Kath Arthur – Peter Short Rosebowl for Home Baking


Mrs Irene Hodgson – Flower Shield


Mrs Irene Hodgson – Alex Birkbeck Cup for Flower Arranging


Mrs Dorothy Pell – Jason Seed Cup for Photography


Mrs Sabra Feeney – Cup for Best Handicraft


Mr Dave Connaughton - Sam Leach Memorial Plate


Mr Jeff Osborn - Prize for Best Flower Exhibit


Mr Roy Cook  – Prize for Best Vegetable Exhibit


Mrs Kath Arthur – Skelton and Brotton Trophy for Most Points in the Show


Councillor Angus McDonald thanked everyone for attending and the volunteers who make the Show the success it is.  


At the close of the Show, donated produce was auctioned to raise money for the Chair’s Charities, the Great North Air Ambulance and the Motor Neurone Disease Association. £182.06 was raised.

From Left to Right Mr Al Mills (Mayor’s Consort), Councillor Mrs Brenda Forster (Mayor of Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council), Councillor Angus McDonald (Chair of Skelton and Brotton Parish Council)

The Show opens to the Public 

The Mayor present the Trophy for Most Points in the Show to Kath Arthur.

Members of Brotton Improvement Group who provided catering and refreshments for the Show.