A scarecrow walk and open gardens event will be held in Long Lee and Thwaites Brow for the third year.

The village society is organising the event on Sunday, June 29, with refreshments in the village hall.

This year’s scarecrows theme will be sport, particularly the Tour de France, and organisers are looking for entries.

The village society will hold its annual meeting in the hall at 7pm on May 14.

E-mail June Keeler at jemkeeler@ virginmedia.com if you are interested in making scarecrows or opening your garden to the public.