THE GIRLS who will reign over Bideford Carnival were chosen on Saturday. At the annual royalty" choosing, judges selected 11-year-old Hannah Eastman as carnival queen with Maya Tithecott, 11, and Nicole Luongo, 13, as her attendants. Carnival princess is

THE GIRLS who will reign over Bideford Carnival were chosen on Saturday.At the annual "royalty" choosing, judges selected 11-year-old Hannah Eastman as carnival queen with Maya Tithecott, 11, and Nicole Luongo, 13, as her attendants.Carnival princess is Kayleigh Davis, eight, and the flower girl will be Madeline Riley, also eight.The new queen will be crowned by the Mayor of Bideford, Cllr Caroline Church, at the start of Bideford Carnival on September 13. This year's carnival will have the special theme The Circus Comes to Town. Entry forms are available from the Tourist Information Centre at the Burton Art Gallery. For more details contact Mike Harper 01237 422477 carnival@rockbymail.co.uk