Winners of the 2016 Uckfield Calendar competition.

2016 Uckfield Calendar to arrive on doorsteps next week

The 2016 Uckfield Calendar is due to start landing on doormats across town next week.

This year’s has a sporting theme and pictures, taken by residents, were chosen in a competition run by the town council.

They were revealed in public for the first time last night as prizes were presented by competition judge, photographer Ron Hill, to the winners.

The youngest was 15-year-old Jason Roberts, who lives in Ridgewood and is in Year 10 at Uckfield Community Technology College.

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Jason Roberts points out his Tour of Britain picture which appears as September in the 2016 Uckfield Calendar.

Jason took the September picture, capturing Tour of Britain riders in Uckfield High Street. He was standing in the road near the Applegreen garage when he took it. Jason’s mother Beverley, father Ken and sister Tasha were with him at the presentation ceremony.

Also among winners was Gavin Rainbow, whose pictures have been chosen for five years running to be in the calendar. This time he entered a view over the Victoria Pleasure Ground during an evening cricket practice which represents March in the calendar.

Gavin’s wife Pam was also a winner. Her picture, for November, shows the Sun setting over football practise.

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Gavin and Pam Rainbow both winners in the 2016 Uckfield Calendar competition. Their pictures appear as March and November.

The theme for the 2017 calendar competition will be Our Uckfield and the subject matter can include anything you find interesting about Uckfield but must recognisably be taken in the town.

The competition opens in January 2016 and the closing date will be the end of August 2016.

The winning pictures for the 2016 calendar can be seen below, click on them to enlarge:

calendar-January - Graham Sullivan - Time to Train

January, Time to Train, by Graham Sullivan

calendar-Feb - Jean Chamberlain Hare - Uckfield Bowls Club

February, Uckfield Bowls Club, by Jean Chamberlain Hare.

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March, An Evening’s Cricket Practice, by Gavin Rainbow.

calendar-April - Jeremy Coleman - Uckfield United, Harlands School

April, Uckfield United, Harlands School, by Jeremy Coleman.

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May, The Bowler’s Bend, by Christine Skinner.

calendar-June - Victoria Chappell - Cricket in the Summer

June, Cricket in the Summer, by Victoria Chappell.

calendar-July - Mike Skinner -Ready Steady Run

July, Ready Steady Run, by Mike Skinner.

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August, Kit Car Grand Prix, by Mike Skinner.

calendar-September - Jason Roberts -Tour of Britain, High Street. J Roberts

September, Tour of Britain, High Street, by Jason Roberts.

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October, Tour of Britain, Rocks Road, by David Walton.

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November, Sun Sets over Cricket Practice, by Pam Rainbow.

calendar-December - John Brazier - Bruising tackle

December, Bruising Tackle, by John Brazier.

See also:

New circuit class launches in Uckfield with free session

Future of Uckfield Art Trail is looking brighter

South Downs Youth Orchestra coming to Uckfield

Find local businesses in our Uckfield Directory

How to advertise on UckfieldNews.com

 

 

 

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