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Fantastic scarecrow creations dotted round Hoghton

Posted on - 23rd July, 2017 - 9:14pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Events, Grimsargh, Kid's stuff, News, Things To Do
One of the more political scarecrows Pic: Mick Gardner
One of the more political scarecrows Pic: Mick Gardner

Jeremy Strawbyn, Theresa Hay and friends are sitting in the front gardens of homes across Hoghton.

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The annual scarecrow competition has begun in Gregson Green with more than 30 straw creations to view.

Launched at the Open Gardens event on Saturday (22 July) there’s some fabulous creations to see.

Trail forms can be purchased over the coming weeks, for £1, and help raise money for a new community centre in Gregson Green.

Another of the scarecrow creations in Hoghton Pic: Mick Gardner
Another of the scarecrow creations in Hoghton Pic: Mick Gardner

Forms can be bought from Clayfields Chemist on Alder Drive, Cafe Delphine and Old Oak Garage.

Read more: Hoghton homes plans thrown out by councillors

Spider straw! Pic: Mick Gardner
Spider straw! Pic: Mick Gardner

Buying a trail form also allows you to vote in the People’s Choice awards category being announced at Gala Day on Sunday 27 August.

Have you seen the scarecrows? Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below

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