CHARD is gearing up for the annual children’s carnival in the autumn.

Entries are now being taken|for the event on Saturday, October 4.

Participants are split into different classes and cash prizes and trophies are up for grabs. Judging is at 10.45am followed by the procession at noon.

The Miss Chard Princess competition raised more than £6,000 for the Carnival.

For more information about the Carnival contact Jayne Lucas on 01460-64718. See next week for an entry form.