Ogmore MP Chris Elmore has congratulated the winners of his annual Christmas card competition.
The local MP received over 500 entries from schools across the Ogmore constituency and painstakingly whittled these down to find a winner to feature on his card this year.
Mr Elmore commented: “I’m delighted by the artistic flare which has been demonstrated in the entries to my competition this year. It was so difficult to decide on the winner – there were around 50 which could have easily won!”
Last week, Mr Elmore visited Pencoed Comprehensive School to present the designer of the winning entry, Joshua Simmonds, with his certificate and prize. The three runners up were: Tigerlillie Jenkins (Coleg Cymunedol Y Dderwen), Holly Bater (Brynnau Primary School) and Gracie Jones Roberts (St Mary’s and St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School).
Mr Elmore continued: “Joshua’s entry really is brilliant. I’ve sent it out to over a thousand different organisations, businesses, politicians and others – many of whom have commented on how creative the design is!”
Mr Elmore set the theme of this year’s competition as “Christmas in Wales”. The competition was sponsored by Bridgend College, Wales and West Housing, Maesteg Gleemen Male Voice Choir and Llangynwyd Mini Market.