Blooming beautiful – Wyre wins at North West Britain in BloomPublished Wednesday, 07 November 2018
On Friday 2 November at the Southport Convention Centre, teams of volunteers from across the North West came together to celebrate their achievements in the North West in Bloom Awards 2018.
Wyre has managed a spectacular haul of awards this year in both the regional and neighbourhood entries.
Plus three parks in Wyre are celebrating an unprecedented coup in collecting four Gold Awards in the RHS Parks section for Kepple Lane and the Millennium Green in Garstang along with Hawthrone Park which won Gold in the parks award.
In the general Regional Awards Wyre collected:
Fleetwood won Gold in the large town category
Great Eccleston won Gold in large village category
Hambleton won Gold in Large Village Category
Catterall won Gold in large village category
Catterall won the MVS Trophy in best village category
Preesall and Knott End won Gold in the small town category
Garstang won Gold in small town category
Thornton won Gold in best town category
Pilling won Silver medal in large village category
Inskip won Silver Gilt medal in best village category
St Michael’s won Gold in best village category
Fold House Park won Gold in best caravan park category
Millennium Green Park won RHS Gold medal
Jo Sharp from Wyre Council won outstanding contribution to In Bloom
Dawn Spooner from Fleetwood Town Council won outstanding contribution to In Bloom
Kepple Lane in Garstang and Hawthorne Park in Thornton won Gold medal park awards
Kepple Lane and Millennium Green Park won RHS park awards
Gerry Dagger of Catterall won best private garden
Fleetwood in Bloom won the INTU Trafford Centre Community trophy
All these results reflect the fabulous efforts of both the volunteers and the Wyre parks staff who work together trying to improve all the areas where they live and work.
Councillor Peter Murphy, chairman of Wyre's Britain in Bloom committee comments, “These results are absolutely fabulous for the area, we benefit from all the volunteers across the borough who put countless hours in to make our area as special as it is.”