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Young Harry Bond, aged 10 of Staplegrove School beat off strong competition at the Taunton Flower Show's Young Photographer of the Year 2012 to win first prize!
Harry's winning shot was of Hestercombe's glorious Great Plat.
"I am keen on photography and often come to Hestercombe with my friends and family. I was very pleased with this photograph so I thought I would enter the Taunton Flower Show Young Photographer of the Year 2012, I am thrilled I won first prize!" said Harry today.
Winning picture - The Great Plat by Harry Bond
Taunton's Mayor and Mayoress - Mrs Ann Hall and Cllr Terry Hall with winner, Harry Bond