Book competition winners named

NBENBE120113b2, Belper news heritage book comp winner Colin Sheldon.
NBENBE120113b2, Belper news heritage book comp winner Colin Sheldon.

THE two winners in our popular Heritage Book Competition have been announced.

They are Colin Sheldon, of Kilbourne Road, Belper, and Jennifer Robinson, of Belper Road, Bargate.

NBENBE120114b2, Jennifer Robinson winner of the heritage book competition, Belper road, Bargate.

NBENBE120114b2, Jennifer Robinson winner of the heritage book competition, Belper road, Bargate.

Both our lucky winners were pleasantly surprised when we rang them to tell them they had won the book.

Jennifer said: “I am pleased. Thank you very much!”

We were inundated with entries for the competition, which had a prize of a fantastic book entitled The Derwent Valley Mills and their Communities.

The large-format book, which has four chapters, is packed with colour photographs, paintings and rare prints, among many other items.

It has information on many of the buildings and communities which make up the World Heritage Site.

Director of the World Heritage Site, Mark Suggitt, said: “I hope people will pick it up so they can learn more about the Derwent Valley Mills.