Visitor wins festival prize


NEIL Betson of Sheffield won the top prize at the Bridlington Fishing Festival by catching the heaviest cod of the week.

Betson enjoyed his success on the Yorkshire Lass, skippered by Paul Chapman, and received the top prize money of £250.

The cod weighed in at 2.72kg. which won him the cup donated by The Lord Feoffees

The presentation of all the prizes took place at the Bridlington Rugby Club.

Betson who stayed at the Harmony Guest House is a regular visitor to Bridlington and comes every year for the Bridlington Sea Angling Festival.