Update: Search under way for the bonniest babes in Lowestoft and Southwold – get your child photographed

PREVIOUS WINNER: Lowestoft Journal Bonny Baby competition winner. Alyssia Toni Hill with her mum Har

PREVIOUS WINNER: Lowestoft Journal Bonny Baby competition winner. Alyssia Toni Hill with her mum Harriet Mitchell. - Credit: Nick Butcher

It's that time of year again!

The Journal's autumn Bonny Babies competition remains as popular as ever, and in last Friday's Journal you have your final chance to fill in an entry form to enable your child or grandchild to win some fabulous prizes.

We have began our search for the most photogenic youngsters in the Lowestoft and Southwold areas, and portrait specialists Premier

Promotions will once again be taking the pictures.

Our autumn competition last year proved to be as eagerly-contested as ever, and with the photographs being taken today and tomorrow at Palmers department store in Lowestoft town centre, there is still a chance to enter your child.

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Portrait specialists Premier Promotions will be at the store in London Road North next week – from today to Friday, October 3 – taking pictures for this popular competition.

Photographs will be taken between 10am and 4pm, and all you have to do is fill in the form on page 26 of Friday's Journal and take it to Palmers for the photographic sitting which will be FREE OF CHARGE.

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The photographs will then be published in The Journal to allow readers to cast their votes for their favourites.

The winner of each section will receive a 20 x 16in framed canvas texture portrait valued at £170 each.

The runner-up in each section will win a 10in x 8in framed canvas texture portrait worth £60, and the third-placed child in each category receives an 8x6in framed portrait worth £35.

The winners in each section will also receive a £15 voucher from Paint and Create for a tile or plate bearing the child's hand or foot print – which make great keepsakes.

They will also win a voucher for a celebration birth tablet worth £35, exclusively produced by Lowestoft Porcelain.

The tablets will have a Lowestoft Porcelain Heritage design and text of your choice on the reverse. They are entered into the company ledger and also lodged with the Suffolk County Archives – unique items to treasure in years to come.

The competition has three sections – for children aged up to 18 months, 18 months to five years boys, and 18 months to five years girls.

If you think your child or grandchild has what it takes, then simply fill in the entry form on this page and take it along to the store at a convenient time to have the child's photograph taken.

If you wish to enter the competition, then you are asked to return to the store at a date given to you by the photographer to view the photographs and let Premier Promotions know which picture you would like to enter the competition.

There is no obligation to buy any of the photographs although they can be purchased through Premier Promotions.

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