Nicholas Hedges manages to beat the heat at the Pig and Calf Sale.
Nicholas Hedges manages to beat the heat at the Pig and Calf Sale. Sean Teuma

Heat can't keep the kids away from the local sales

SUMMER well and truly stamped itself in Warwick yesterday, with the mercury soaring to 28 degrees before 11am.

The weekly Pig and Calf Sale was not immune, however the smart thinking of a nifty family made sure they avoided the big burn.

Meshell Hedges and son Nicholas brought the deckchairs and umbrellas out as they hunted for a bargain.

"We bought these for $10 for when we go fishing, and it's been the best $10 we've ever spent,” Mrs Hedges said.

"It's a great way to beat the heat.”

Mrs Hedges said her son was making the most of the visit to the sale, as well as keeping her eyes peeled.

"Nicholas comes in the school holidays, and he enjoys seeing all of the animals,” he said.

"He also loves the pool, so we normally head to Allora, where we can catch up with friends as well.

"I've been looking for a gate for a while now, and even though I never leave with one, I usually come away with something else.

"It's amazing what you can find down here.”



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