Writing winners receive prizes

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The winners of the writing competition, held as part of the Banchory River Festival, were presented with prizes at a ceremony on Sunday, June 15.

The prizegiving took place at Finzean Hall for the writing competition, which is sponsored by Banchory-Ternan Rotary Club.

The winner was Elaine Reid, from Banchory, who won with her poem Upstream.

The competition was run in partnership with Yeadon’s bookshop in Banchory and first prize was £100 voucher to be spent there.

Joint second were Anne Tyler from Banchory and Shirley Muir from Dirleton, East Lothian - who each won a £50 vouchers for Yeadon’s.