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GET your conkers at the ready for an annual competition.

The Chestnut Challenge is being held at Holly Hill Woodland Park in Sarisbury Green and families are encouraged to go along and battle it out for the trophy.

The Friends of Holly Hill will provide the conkers making sure they are up to scratch for the event on October 18.

It costs £1 to take part and participants should meet at the main car park, off Barnes Lane.

The competition starts at 2pm and refreshments are available.