A TV star of the future is set to judge a dog show in Oswestry in her role as patron for Hector's Greyhound Rescue.

The Oswestry-based charity, which rescues, supports and re-homes greyhounds – usually former racing dogs – will be holding its show on Sunday.

Visitors can head to Oswestry Showground from 11, with free entry for children, for the event which is to raise vital funds for the charity.


Liverpool-born actor Josie Sedgwick-Davies, who most recently played the iconic Cilla Black in episode two of Doctor Who, will be at the show to judge an event.

Organiser and charity director Hywtley Bradely says she is hoping the free entry for yournsters plus all the dogs will be enough to attract people out to the showground.

She said: “The dog show is to raise funds for all the 50 dogs we have in our care. 

“Get ready for a truly ‘paw-some’ time at Hector's Greyhound Rescue Annual Dog Show.

“Join us on Sunday 23rd June, at the Oswestry Showground, for a tail-wagging day full of fun and furry friends.

“Whether you have a greyhound or a dachshund, all breeds are welcome to strut their stuff! 

“The excitement kicks off at midday with judging in our two rings and with categories for every canine, your pup is sure to shine! 

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“Entrance is just £3 per adult with kids, up to 18, getting in free. Plus, there’s free parking, so you can focus on enjoying the day.

“Bring your family, bring your friends, and most importantly, bring your dogs as it's going to be a ‘howling’ good time! 

“Also, come and meet our patron Josie, the voice of Frizzle in "Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget" who will be judging in ring two.”