Film stars to descend on Diggle for scarecrow trail

A HOST of film stars will descend on Diggle for some Easter holiday fun…It won’t quite be the celebrities themselves thought but just impressive duplicates in the form of scarecrows around the village.

The Friends of Diggle School are organising the trail once more to raise funds for the Sam Road primary school and it will run in the Easter Holidays from April 4 to 19.

If you would like to make and display a scarecrow, registration forms are available from The Gate Inn, Diggle Chippy, Diggle Lock and Grandpa Greene’s. You can also email your registration and any queries to

This year’s theme is films and you are encouraged to send in your choice as soon as possible to avoid duplications. Registration deadline is Friday, March 20. Entry is free.

Friends of Diggle School said: “Last year’s scarecrows were so creative. We really can’t wait to see this year’s!”Take part in the trail to see how many scarecrows you can find and identify. Maps can be collected from The Gate Inn, Diggle Chippy, Diggle Lock and Grandpa Greene’s from Saturday, April 4.

Maps cost £3 and all profits will go to benefit the children of Diggle School.

There will be Easter treats for all entrants and all correct entries will be entered into a prize draw.

There will also be a special prize for the winning scarecrow.

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