Top of the breed at Crufts for Miller the spaniel from Walpole St Andrew

12:31 10 March 2014

Hilda Monagham from Walpole St Andrew with her clumber spaniel Miller, which won best of breed at Crufts 2014. Picture: onEdition

Hilda Monagham from Walpole St Andrew with her clumber spaniel Miller, which won best of breed at Crufts 2014. Picture: onEdition

Archant

Crufts brought success for a four-year-old dog from Walpole St Andrew when it won the best in breed category.

Miller, a spaniel clumber, belongs to the country’s top breeders Hilda and Paul Monaghan who have had success with six other dogs in the past at the world famous dog show.

Mrs Monaghan said: “It was unbelievable. I didn’t expect it so it was a really nice surprise.

“It certainly takes dedication.”

The couple have been top breeders for the last 13 years and won breeders grand final at Crufts in 2011.

The kennel name for their winner is Tweedsmuir Dambuster JW.

0 comments

Yesterday, 21:12
Vehicle confiscated after hare coursing in March

Four men thought to be hare coursing illegally were caught by police today in March.

Fri, 18:15
Wendreda House cannabis factory Day 3 (Photo: Kallum Ryan-Mueller

Police revealed today they believe the Fenland ‘Downton Abbey’ drugs mansion raided earlier this week was grossing over £400,000 every nine weeks.

Wisbech market square, One way system. Picture: Steve Williams.

A revised one-way system introduced in Wisbech yesterday (Thu) is causing mayhem, according to a shop owner who said CCTV spotted at least 50 vehicles travelling in the wrong direction.

Fri, 16:16
Billy Lee with girlfriend Shirley Cooper

A £70,000 appeal has been launched to fund a bionic leg for a 20 year-old trainee electrician who lost a limb to cancer.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition today E-edition