Society to welcome its new president

A group will welcome a new president when it holds the 67th annual Pocklington Chrysanthemum Show this Saturday.

Pocklington Chrysanthemum Society has appointed Robert Ducker as president to replace Ken Tinson, who held the position for more than 30 years.The show will take place at Pocklington’s Burnby Hall. There will be an exhibition of chrysanthemums, house plants, fruit and vegetables, cookery, wines handicrafts, floral art, photography and childrens exhibits. Schedules for the event are available from Sheila Smith by calling 01759 304036. Exhibits need to be entered by 10.30am on Saturday and staged by 10.45am. The show will open to the public at 1.30pm.