Photographic competition

PHOTOGRAPHERS are being urged to brave the cold weather and take stunning snaps for a competition.

The Dedham Vale and Stour Valley’s Managing a Masterpiece scheme are calling for pictures of the area for the winter leg of their Capturing a Masterpiece competition.

The categories are “A Year in the Stour Valley,” “The Farmed Landscape” and “The Stour Valley Heritage”, with a winner and runner-up from each category chosen for final exhibition of all four season’s best entries, with prizes for overall winners.

The closing date for winter entries March 2. For more information, visit