AWARDS for the best kept allotments in Shepton Mallet have been handed out to green-fingered gardeners.
Shepton Mallet town councillor Chris Inchley congratulated the winners and all the other allotment holders for their hard work throughout the year as he presented the awards at Kilver Court.
For the Hitchen Lane allotment site, Ben Altoft was crowned the winner. Robert Barratt was runner up, John Mitchell in third place and Roger Haskins was highly commended.
For the Whitstone Road allotment site the winners were Mr and Mrs Holmes. The runner up was Yvonne Bond and Joe Lippiatt was placed third.
Mr and Mrs Barber were winners for the Allyn Saxon allotment site.