Winning snaps of district’s photo competition are revealed

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PICTURES of an old urn, a swan and a snail scooped the winning prizes in this year’s Erewash Snapshot Competition.

Separate age groups were created and the number of prizes increased by organisers Erewash Partnership. The three winning pictures were of the Handyside Urn, in the garden of Erewash Museum in Ilkeston, the Erewash canal, and a snail. The full results are:

Up to 12 years: Winner - Tim Berry, The Urn; Runner-up - Georgia Kimbley, Lily.

13-20-year-olds: Winner - Phoebe Cooper, Canal Beauty; 2nd - Maisy Lewin-Sanderson, Ladybird; 3rd - Lucia Reyes-Woodward, Swan.

Over 21s: Winner - Gill Chapman, Snail; 2nd - Christina Berry, Juggler, 3rd - Karen Squire, Snow at Stanton.

All the photos can be seen at the websites and