Straw-filled Olympic heroes are coming to town

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Scarecrows will line the streets of Ossett this weekend in a ‘world in motion’ themed festival as part of the town’s monthly Yorkshire food and craft market.

Children at Gawthorpe Community Academy have been creating their scarecrows – including some based on Olympic legends – to be displayed at the town centre event.

People can vote for their favourite scarecrow on the day between 10am and 3pm and prize winners will be announced at 3.30pm.

The creators of the top three scarecrows will receive Building Ossett Better vouchers to spend in the town.

The straw-stuffed stars will be on display on Saturday, September 27, from 10am until 4pm.

People can enter their scarecrows until 10am on the day.

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