THESE adorable youngsters are officially the Fylde coast’s Top Tots after clinching first prize in a competition of cuteness.
Judges at The Gazette’s Bump and Beyond mother and baby show at Farmer Parr’s in Fleetwood picked the three winners from hundreds of entrants during the contest to find the most beautiful babies.
At only seven-months-old, Scarlett Hackett, of Wilson Square, Blackpool, was the youngest first prize winner in the 0-12 month category.
Scarlett’s grandmother, Carol Power, 65, said: “There was about 20 of us at the ceremony and when Scarlett was announced as the winner we were ecstatic because we didn’t expect her to win.
“We thought it would be nice if she had won but we weren’t building our hopes up.
“She is such a happy child and I only have to say her name and her face lights up.
“We all thought she looked exactly like the previous winner so I thought she should be nominated after we had her picture taken in Asda.”
Category B winner Alfie Waterworth, of Watson Road, South Shore, impressed the judges in his 13 to 36 month slot.
Alfie’s mum Kayleigh Waterworth, 23, said: “I was very excited when I heard he had won and very pleased.
“This was the first time we had entered him into anything like this and I had hoped he would win just like any other parent.
“I didn’t expect him to but when I saw the picture I thought he looked gorgeous.”
The final winner Lily Elgee-Arnold, four, was born eight weeks premature but battled back to win in the three to five years category.
Her mum Louise Elgee, 42, added: “She’s a bit shy but has a lovely smile and it’s great for someone else to recognise your child is very cute.
“It’s very humbling and we got a silver plaque which has just been engraved.
“This means a lot more to me considering what we went through because she is my little miracle.
“I never thought she would be ill, I just wanted her to get stronger and stronger and she’s a little character.”