Artists land honours in windmill event

Nine talented artists have competed in the annual art challenge at Heage Windmill.

The challenge, to produce a picture of the six-sailed tower mill on site, in just four hours, was won by Les Mooney, of Walton. Second prize went to Alan Potter, of Kimberley, and third to Steve Allen, of Denby Village.

Erin Draper of Balderton, clinched the junior trophy.

Highly Commended.  Certificates were awarded to Carol Sellors, Codnor, Rob Bowns, Nether Heage, and Phil Smith, Nether Heage.

The windmill was visited earlier in the year by Prince Edward, who toured the tourist venue.