A SCARY Little Miss Muffet who had been caught in a spider's web took first prize in a scarecrow competition.

The contest was organised by Prestatyn Town Council; residents in the area were asked to created a Halloween scarecrow to be in the chance to win £100.

Taking the spooktacular crown was Jacob Astle with his creation. The family donated the £100 winnings to Superkids.

Second prize was by Patrick Armstrong who won £50.

A total of 86 scarecrows were put forward for the competition.

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A spokesperson for Prestatyn Town Council said: "We were blown away by the response. There were a number of fantastic entries including: 'Cheeky Boy' by Lesley Smith; The Haymaker by Dominique Smith; Trick or Trump by Sarah Douglas; Disney Scarecrow 'Olaf, Stitch or Mike Wazowski head' by Daniel Goddard; Beelzibub The Blood Sucking Bee by Esme Naylor; Bigfoot by Blake Peggs; Scarecrow and Dog by Louis Wilkie-Mortimer and Bob The Killer.

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"We have had so many lovely comments from residents about how much they enjoyed the competition. we hope to bring it back next year but bigger and better."

Julie Hughes, a parent of one of the entries, said: "It was a fantastic idea for all the kids, to keep them all busy during this strange time.

"I would like to say a big thank you to all involved and bringing community back."

The contest was judged by town mayor, cllr Tony Flynn.