DAWN and Russell McIntyre always thought their baby son, Archie, was the cutest of them all – but this week it was confirmed by Evening News readers.
The seven-month-old was crowned the bonniest in our Cute Kids competition. His cheeky little grin warmed the hearts of our readers – and who can blame them?
It’s always nice to see a happy smiling face beaming out from the pages of our paper, and over the years there have been plenty of those to put a smile on readers’ faces.
In 1964, the crowds turned out to see the competitors vie to become Miss Dunbar in a contest hosted by comedian Johnny Victory and Alan Gordon.
The honours eventually went to 22-year-old Doris McNae of Ayrshire and Kathleen Kinpatrick of North Berwick. And to ensure the boys weren’t left out, the Mayfield Physical Culture Club put on a show to find Mr South of Scotland, with competitors turning out at St Luke’s school in Mayfield in May 1966.
Ten-year-old Nikki Murphy was thrilled after she got the chance to be Evening News editor for a day after winning a poster competition in August 1985.
There was a culture club at the Odeon in Edinburgh in September 1984, after youngsters were asked to put on their best Boy George costume for a competition. And Bill and Ben the Flower Pot Men were among the costumes on show at Murrayfield Ice Rink for a children’s fancy dress competition in 1963.