UK: Flower trophy returns after 50 years

A trophy awarded more than 50 years ago to a champion chrysanthemum grower has returned to Goostrey after disappearing from the village.

No-one knows how the cup presented to an H Callwood for his success in 1964 at the annual Goostrey and District Chrysanthemum Society Show came to be offered for sale on eBay.

But Stewart Smallwood, a member of Goostrey Parish Archive, who is on the constant lookout for books and items of local interest, discovered it was being sold by a business specialising in second-hand trophies.

Read more at the Knutsford Guardian (John Williams)


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