Eggs-citing designs on show

PCSO Rob Ramshaw pictured with Wingate junior school pupils and some of the easter egg entries in the competition.

PCSO Rob Ramshaw pictured with Wingate junior school pupils and some of the easter egg entries in the competition.

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PUPILS had a cracking time coming up with eggs-citing designs for their school’s annual Easter egg competition.

Children from Wingate Junior School held their yearly egg design event and were rewarded for their imaginative creations.

Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Rob Ramshaw, of Peterlee Police, who has strong links with the school, had the tough task of judging the winners.

Hollie Longstaff won a chocolate egg for her Percy the Pig design, as did Luke Coverdale for his Doctor Who creation, Katie Hind for her spring scene, Josh Barella for his Romany-inspired horse-drawn caravan piece, Nicole Christie for her hedgehog design and Matthew Wilkinson for his ‘egg-lectric eel’ creation.

The winning eggs will now go on display at Maria’s Florist, in Front Street, Wingate, which is run by Maria Greener, parent of school pupil Rebecca Greener.

The eggs going on display at the shop has been a tradition for the past four years.

Around 120 pupils from the school, in Moor Lane, Wingate, submitted entries and they had two weeks to complete their creations, with the help of parents, grandparents and carers.

School headteacher Grenville Long said: “I thought a lot of the designs were fantastic.

“There were a few Royal Wedding-themed entries which we thought were also good.

“I was extremely pleased that I could pass on the tricky task of judging the competition over to PCSO Ramshaw.

“He did a very good job and I think he chose well despite our school having some extremely creative children and mums and grandparents.”