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Winners of the Birnbeck Calendar Competition announced

PUBLISHED: 09:00 29 September 2017

Anchor Head at sunset. Picture: Steve Britton

Anchor Head at sunset. Picture: Steve Britton

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Voting has closed and the winners of this year’s Birnbeck Calendar Competition have been chosen.

Sunset looking across to Knightstone Island. Picture: Dale Murphy Sunset looking across to Knightstone Island. Picture: Dale Murphy

Mercury readers were asked to submit their very best photos which showcased Somerset At Its Finest.

A rider on Weston seafront. Picture: Nick Page Hayman A rider on Weston seafront. Picture: Nick Page Hayman

The competition was run in partnership with the Birnbeck Regeneration Trust, which hopes to restore the crumbling pier.

Weston donkeys enjoy their tea. Picture: Nick Page Hayman. Weston donkeys enjoy their tea. Picture: Nick Page Hayman.

It saw a wide variety of stunning photos submitted, which were then shortlisted and put to the public vote where readers chose which photos they would like to see in the charity calendar.

Birds flying along Weston seafront. Picture: Martin Powis Birds flying along Weston seafront. Picture: Martin Powis

Trustee Neil O’Donoghue said: “It has been another brilliant year of entries. We are really pleased for those who have won and we hope they are proud of their achievements.

Windsurfing in Weston Bay. Picture: Martin Powis Windsurfing in Weston Bay. Picture: Martin Powis

“We are delighted with the support from the Mercury and all those who submitted photos and we look forward to seeing the complete calendar. Thank you to everyone who took part.”

Red Arrows in Weston. Picture: Martin Powis Red Arrows in Weston. Picture: Martin Powis

Uphill Church. Picture: Shayne Gillard Uphill Church. Picture: Shayne Gillard

The bluebell wood at Goblin Combe in the spring time. Picture: Shayne Gillard The bluebell wood at Goblin Combe in the spring time. Picture: Shayne Gillard

Sandbay. Picture: Shayne Gillard Sandbay. Picture: Shayne Gillard

Clevedon Pier. Picture: Shayne Gillard Clevedon Pier. Picture: Shayne Gillard

Ashton Windmill at Chapel Allerton. Picture: Shayne Gillard Ashton Windmill at Chapel Allerton. Picture: Shayne Gillard

Looking out to Knightstone Island at sunset. Picture: Dale Murphy Looking out to Knightstone Island at sunset. Picture: Dale Murphy

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