VISITORS and competitors alike enjoyed a beautiful autumn day in Sunday’s sunshine at the Malpas Vintage Machinery Association’s Ploughing Match.
The event, at Old Hall Farm, Broxton, attracted 110 competitors and spectators who enjoyed demonstrations of ploughing and hedge laying.
The overall champion ploughing title went to Derek Lloyd of Ellesmere, who collected numerous awards during the day.
Results: Open trailer, Derek Lloyd; open lift, Charlie Nicklin, Sandbach; novice trailer, Elwyn Jones, Corwen; novice lift, Mike Speed, Chorley; beginners 17 and over, A S Jennings, Holywell; 15 and under, Callum Farley, Bolton; classic, Steven Taylor, Preston; grey Ferguson tractors class, Gordon Monaghan, Preston; horse class, Brian Davies, Oswestry.
Open hedgelaying, Sam Rimmer, Bickley; novice, David Jones, Chester; ladies’ hedge laying shield, Helen Arthan, Malpas.