Young artists design spring posters

BUDDING young artists from Martlesham have been getting spring fever.Pupils from the three primary schools in the area entered a competition to design the best Spring poster.

BUDDING young artists from Martlesham have been getting spring fever.

Pupils from the three primary schools in the area entered a competition to design the best Spring poster.

Around 50 of the posters were then displayed in the Tesco store in Martlesham for the customers to pick out which one was the best.

The competition was organised by members of the Village Produce Association to link in with the Spring Show this Saturday.

The four winning youngsters met at the superstore yesterday (Tuesday) to receive their certificates and also be told about a surprise visit behind the scenes of the store as their prize, to take place next week.

Claming first prize was Yasmin Dunnett, six, from Gorseland School, joint second were six-year-old Lucy Martin and five-year-old Nancy Webb, both from Beacon Hill School.

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Lucy Stokes, aged six, also from Beacon Hill School was awarded Highly Commended.

Quazi Huq , customer service manager said: "It brightens the whole place up and because it is the children's holidays it will be a bit different for them."

Earlier in the year youngsters from the schools also took part in a hyacinth planting competition.

The results will be judged at the Martlesham VPA Spring Show this Saturday at St. Michael's Church Centre in Martlesham Heath.

There will be a variety of produce grown in the area on show and will be open to the public between 2pm and 4.30pm.

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