1. ITV Report

Thornhill's Flower Pot Men compete for bale art crown

Photo: Thornhill Young Farmer's Club

A straw bale sculpture of Bill and Ben the Flower Pot Men in Dumfries and Galloway, is in the running to be named the best bale art in Scotland.

It's the work of Thornhill Young Farmers club, which is one of six clubs in the final for the Young Farmers' Bale Art Competition.

More than 50 entries were received with other themes including trains, tractors, Scottish brands and the Queensferry Crossing.

TV presenter Lorraine Kelly is now set to judge the finalists and select a winner.

"Well done to the finalist clubs and to all those club members throughout Scotland who took part this year - a fantastic effort producing over 50 entries."

The finalist clubs are Thornhill Young Farmers from Dumfries and Galloway district, West Renfrewshire Young Farmers from Clyde and Central district, Crossroads Young Farmers from Ayrshire district, Vale of Alford JAC from West Aberdeenshire district, Strathearn JAC from Perthshire district and Bankfoot JAC of Perthshire district.

– Suzie Dunn, Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs