The results are in for the Soham Pumpkin Competition

CHAMPION grower Tony Primett triumphed at the Soham Pumpkin Fair on Saturday with a whopping pumpkin that weighed more than his grandson. At 128.51 kilos, the pumpkin was one of the biggest the pumpkin fair has seen but was dwarfed by the 2006 entry. Jen

CHAMPION grower Tony Primett triumphed at the Soham Pumpkin Fair on Saturday with a whopping pumpkin that weighed more than his grandson. At 128.51 kilos, the pumpkin was one of the biggest the pumpkin fair has seen but was dwarfed by the 2006 entry.

Jenny Fletcher, fair secretary, said: "The wet weather this summer didn't provide ideal conditions for growing pumpkins but we all had a great day."

Visitors from as far afield as France came to celebrate the harvest at the 33rd festival. They were entertained by a fleet of classic cars, the Boys Brigade Marching Band and members of the Soham Fenlander Majorettes.

It is not yet known how much money was raised at the event but profits will be split between the Soham Dive Club, Soham Twinning Association and Ely Roller Skating Club.


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Winner: Tony Primett

Second: Sam Giddens

Lawrence Cup Winner (Male 16 +): Adam Fletcher

Bavester Cup Winner (Female 16+): Jenny Fletcher

Soham Village College Winner: Dani Fletcher

Weatheralls Winner: Hannah Guy

St Andrew's Winner: Natalie Fuller

Under-16s outside Soham: Rory Donoghue

Soham pre-schools: James Leonard

Scout Trophy: Charlie Ford

Murfitt Cup (Heaviest Soham Pumpkin grown by a child): Dani Fletcher

Heaviest pumpkin grown by a non-resident of Soham: William Richards

Heaviest pumpkin grown in East Anglia: Reg Rogerson

Biggest sunflower head (under eights): Fiona Danow

Biggest sunflower head (ages eight to 16): Matt Hewitt

Manning Cup (biggest sunflower head, ages 13-14): Matt Hewitt

Biggest Sunflower head (adult): Colin Darlow

TSB Cup (biggest sunflower head in show): Colin Darlow

Tallest sunflower (under eights): Fiona Darlow

Tallest sunflower (eight-16): Holly Reeve

Tallest sunflower (adult): Colin Darlow

Scout shield for tallest sunflower: Hattie Ford

Knott Cup for tallest sunflower grown by a child: Fiona Darlow

Digital Cup for tallest sunflower grown in show: Fiona Darlow

Alfie Wells Cup for Presentation of Fresh Vegetables: Colin Darlow

SBA Cup for heaviest marrow (child): Hattie Ford

Heaviest marrow (adult): Adam Fletcher

Heaviest tomato: B. Castling

Longest runner bean (child): Dani Fletcher

Longest runner bean (adult): Andrew Fletcher

Heaviest onion: Cameron Gipp

Best decorated pumpkin: Hayden Fuller

Graham Rowley Cup for farm and garden produce sculpture: Charlie Ford.

Floral arrangement winner: Mollie Shaw

Arrangement of cut flowers winner: Snowie

Largest dahlia head winner: S F Cowell

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