Youngsters reel in cash prizes for schools

The winning entry by Bethany Tate.
The winning entry by Bethany Tate.

One of north Northumberland’s best-known food producers has held a competition for schoolchildren to design a sign for its new shop.

L Robson & Sons, a family business which has been producing smoked salmon and kippers for almost 100 years, asked youngsters from schools in the area to come up with a sign for its new shop.

Grace Holden was the runner-up.

Grace Holden was the runner-up.

The winner was Bethany Tate, nine, from Alnwick’s Swansfield Park First School, with her simple but effective hanging fish design. She wins £75 for her school.

The runner-up was nine-year-old Grace Holden, from Hipsburn First School, who earns £25 for her school.