Make your own giant scarecrow for contest

Birds will be given a fright in Market Weighton later this month when the town holds a Giant Scarecrow Competition.

Residents are being invited to create a Giant Scarecrow for the competition and place it in their front garden on 25 May, which is the day of judging.

Organised by Market Weighton Town Council, the competition is free to enter.

Entry forms must be in by Friday (8 May). Entries received after this date may not be included on the list.

Forms are available from Market Weighton’s Town Hall, on Linegate, library, Post Office, The Paper Shop and the town council website: www.marketweightontowncouncil.eastriding.gov.uk Return forms to the The Town Hall.