CROWN OF PEOVER ‘Ecstatic’ Ian lifts trophy after 31 years

Saturday saw the 43rd annual Crown of Peover Gooseberry Show, and the event was marked by a long-standing member winning the show for the first time in 31 years.
Ian Gough picked up the Bert and Lesley Flint Trophy for the heaviest premier berry with his Edith Cavell weighing 23 pennyweights and 20 grains.
Mr Gough was “ecstatic” with his success and members celebrated until late in the evening as the show itself, dinner, prizegiving and raffle were all held on the same day for the first time.

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