Kisses for the Potten End gardener who grew the longest bean

Bill Stannard, winner of the longest bean category in the 2013 Potten End Allotment Association awards.
Bill Stannard, winner of the longest bean category in the 2013 Potten End Allotment Association awards.

Potten End Allotment Association member Bill Stannard grew the group’s longest bean of the year, and was rewarded with kisses on Sunday.

The annual awards event also saw Connie Alford rewarded for having the best allotment, and Karen and Antony Dance won the best newcomer category.

Bill also won the best tray with five different vegetables category.

Trophies and prizes were presented to all of the winners.

Association chairman Joe Kearney said: “The weather was perfect and a good time was had by all.

“Bill was very, very pleased by the judges’ verdict – see picture.”