Competitions  from March to December 2008

'Treasures of Old Town'
Photography Competition 2008

  John Bizley receives his First Prize trophy from Tobias Robins

     Andrew Cornick receives his Second Prize trophy from Tobias
                                 [ Photographs courtesy of Mrs A Cornick ]

Congratulations to: First: John Bizley,  Second: Andrew Cornick,  Third: John Bizley  and  Fourth: Brian Marshall.

Twelve entries received awards at the ceremony on 12 December.   Other winners were Helen Shurmer and Simon Murray

We thank Tobias Robins very much for judging the competition, and Shirley Ludford of Swindon 105.5 Community Radio, the Swindon Advertiser and The Handy Mag for their promotion of the competition since its August launch.

Writing Competitions

Congratulations to those who
won our November

Please click here to read
November's winning entries
and examples of earlier winning
stories and poems.

We very much regret that the 'Friends' competitions will be suspended from 15 December 2008, due to the need for a new 'Save Old Town Library' campaign.

  Click here
      to see
 the Gallery!

Notice to Friends

The activities of the 'Friends' will be suspended from 15th December 2008, due to the need for a new campaign to save the library.

Please click on the menu link 'Save Old Town Library Campaign' to access updates on the campaign, details of a new Petition, links to press reports, letters from Puddletown and Dorchester about their 'Dorset model', contact with our Council and much more.

This 'Friends' section of the website will still be available for you to view.