Community garden holds conkers championship

The Cherries Community garden conker championships took place at the weekend - the latest evert on the restored land alongside the Cherry gardens pub.

Friday, 5th October 2018, 12:38 pm
Updated Saturday, 6th October 2018, 4:34 am
Competitors at the conkers tournament at the Cherry Gardens

Coun Michael McLoughlin, who was one of the contestants, said: “The main achievement of the day was bringing the community together ... young and not so young.

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“People and children out in the open air without anybody thumbing data into a keypad. Quite a few dogs graced the event with their presence and they seemed to be enjoying themselves too.

“The organisers even fed those who attended. It was a splendid effort by them.”