Dick Carbutt wins Community Lincs Limerick Competition

Dick's Limerick A farmer from Horncastle way Was having a pretty bad day An E.U. directive Caused verbal invective He grows it, they throws it away!

Dick accepts his award form the Mayor of Boston

Photo by John Slater

Dick accepting his award

After much deliberation the winners of the 1st Community Lincs limerick competition have been announced. Developed to commemorate Lincolnshire day the competition attracted over 170 entries. BBC Radio Lincolnshire provided valuable support and the winning entry receives four tickets to the Tastes of Lincolnshire Christmas Food and Drink Fair to be held at the Epic Centre at Lincolnshire Showground on 28 and 29 November 2009.

The winning entry was from Dick Carbutt of North Somecotes:

A farmer from Horncastle way
Was having a pretty bad day
An E.U. directive
Caused verbal invective
He grows it, they throws it away!