There were fewer entries this year in this national one page competition which encourages youngsters to have a go at a stamp competition by producing just one page on a subject of their choice. The Stamp Active Network is planning a new promotion and an introduction to stamp collecting activity book that is hoped will stimulate more participation in future competitions. The competition is sponsored by Isle of Man Stamps & Coins.

This year’s winners were:

7 Years and Under

First:                Ava Muirhead: Jungle

Second:            Olivia Blackwell: Dogs

Third:               Paige Crawford: Sports of the Olympics

All from 3rd Alloway Brownies, Ayr

8 & 9 Years

First:                Erin Morrow: Life in Australia

Second:           Molly Bisland: Sports

Third:               Ellie Gallagher: Birds of the World

All from 3rd Alloway Brownies, Ayr

10 to 12  Years

First:                Isla McIntosh, Doonfoot Primary School: My Favourite Activities

Second:            Dominic Beattie, Aylesbury: Flags

Third:               Zara Thomas, Bexhill on Sea: Animals in Work

Best Overall Entry: Isla McIntosh