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Week-long gala fun at Auchnagatt

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Organisers of this year’s Auchnagatt Gala Week have described the event as a 
roaring success.

Throughout the 39th annual Auchnagatt Gala Week, visitors could pick from a wide range of events in which they could get involved in including a tasty cookery demonstration, school discos, a fun family bingo event as well as the main attraction 
- the Gala Day.

Ceara Anderson from Auchnagatt and Kitty Burton from Arnage were crowned this year’s Gala Princesses.

Primary schools battled it out for first place at the football and netball tournaments, meanwhile the pets competition included an appearance from a pet snail.

Gala Committee Chair, Pat Anderson, told the Times: “We had a great week - Tuesday was our cookery demonstration from Lorna Ross - lovely 
food and great ‘craic’.

“Wednesday was the primary school Disco and the Gala Princesses were 
also chosen.

“Friday was a Family Bingo Night - great fun and very noisy and then Sunday was our Gala Day - what a great day!

“Good weather, great local support and a terrific turnout.

“We had a great craft tent, outside stalls, bouncy castles and very tasty teas and home bakes courtesy of 
Auchnagatt WRI.

“We would like to thank everyone who helped in so many ways - see you all next year at our 40th Gala!”

Football tournament results: P4/5 Winners - New Deer and P6/7 Winners Stuartfield, both after extra time.

Netball winners: Crimmond Primary and Ellon Primary Schools.

The Pets Parade winners: Dogs - 1. Linda Bonner with Eva. 2. Sienna Walker with Murphy.

Other Pets: 1. Kelly Shand with her rabbits Bella and Brambles. 2. Harry Blackadder with his pet Snail.

 

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