Winning card design is chosen

Maggie Throup, Prospective MP for Erewash has announced the winner of her design a Christmas card competition 2014.

The contest was open to children up to year six across the constituency.

Maggie said: “All the designs were amazing and it was very hard for my judges to choose a winner.”

The overall winning design was by Izzy Johnson of Harrington School, Long Eaton. It features Santa coming down the chimney.

The runners up were Amelie Tuck and Mini-May Padley, also from Harrington, and Julia Skowronska from Chaucer Junior School in Ilkeston.

Maggie said: “Everyone who entered the competition also received a certificate of participation.

“The winning design now features on the front of my community Christmas card, with the runner up designs on the back of it, which has now being delivered to thousands of residents’ homes across Erewash.”