Colourful win for Amelia

Amelia Spoard competition winner SUS-140513-160241001
Amelia Spoard competition winner SUS-140513-160241001

With almost 100 entries to the Hillier Horsham colouring competition the winner has been announced.

Amelia Spoard, 4, from Horsham, was picked out of 91 entries to win the Easter competition held by Hillier Horsham during the holidays.

Her brilliant entry has won her £150 of children’s gardening equipment courtesy of Hillier Horsham on Brighton Road.

Amelia’s mum, Sally, said: “Amelia was really proud when she found out she had won the competition. She’s quite modest in nature, but proudly told her Grandpa, who spends a lot of time colouring with her. She loves colouring, it is one of her favourite things to do.

“Amelia loves gardening, she’s influenced a lot by her grandparents’ interest in it. She’s often helping her Daddy in the garden and enjoyed helping us plant some plants with her new equipment. She was very pleased to have some wellies in the same brand as mine!”

Sally added: “It’s nice that the garden centre offers these types of experiences for children, it’s good to develop their interests and positive for their self-esteem.”

Two runners up, Anna Trangmar, aged 10 and Robyn Cherriman aged 7, were awarded with a fun selection of children’s seeds.

Hillier Horsham will be holding more events for families in the near future. Follow the centre on or on Twitter @hillierhorsham for more information or call the store on 01403 210113.

Report and picture contributed by Hillier Horsham.