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Blamphayne Sawmills Cornish Mutual SheamusMachin MNR Mowers Mole Avon Trading Ltd PROCAM Agronomy A&S Barnes and Sons

20th Annual Skills of the Hills" Event

Saturday 4th March 2017

At Chubbs Farm, Alston. EX13 7LG

By kind permission of Messrs. Bill and Philip Short.

Hedgelaying Results

Percy Duck Challenge Cup
1st Colin Clutterbuck
2nd Willow Drew
3rd Chris Chivers
4th Alex Bown
Dugdale Cup
1st Jon Sibthorp
2nd Martin Vickery
3rd Hayley Dorrington
4th Tess Stone
1st Heath & Lynda Cregan
2nd Stuart Curtis & Simon Cullingford
3rd Ed Gaines & Tom Willcox
4th Steve Waters & Tom Wray
1st Tarn Aitken
2nd Neil Gemmell
3rd Mandy Woodham
4th Bob Parsons

Other Prizes

Best competitor living in the Blackdown Hills AONB.
Blackdowns Cup
Willow Drew
Best veteran competitor (aged 60 or over).
Colin Clements Trophy
Clive Bethell
Best Lady Competitor Tess Stone
Best YFC Competitor
The NatWest Cup
Harry Dale
Best competitor aged under 19.
John Coombes Memorial Shield
Harry Dale
For best work on a poor length.
"Golden Crook"
Robert Sturmey
Best regrowth of a length from the 2016 competition.
Roger Vickery Regrowth Cup
Steve McCulloch

Here are a few photographs taken on the day (and one, unfortunately, taken the day after).

Photographs of the event used on this site are by kind permission of Jacquie & Ray Coppard and Kairen Hooker.

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