Trust says 'Well done' to committee

December 2009                                                                                                                                    A NANTWICH IN BLOOM PAGE        

 ALSO ON THIS PAGE: tree planting in St Anne's Wood






The Mayor of Cheshire East Council, Cllr Margaret Simon, plants the bird cherry tree, watched by Cheshire Landscape Trust officials, Helen Carey (Chairman, left) and Bob Price (Vice-President, behind Mayor), together with Sylvia Batty of Cheshire Community Action (second left) and Nantwich in Bloom Chairman, Doug Butterill. The Chief Executive of Cheshire Landscape Trust, Katie Lowe, turns to look for plant ties and trunk protector tubing, for the next stage of the planting.







CHESHIRE Landscape Trust said "Well done" to Nantwich in Bloom Committee, for their success in the Civic Pride awards, with the presentation of a bird cherry tree.

   Also present at the planting ceremony in Nantwich Riverside in December 1 was the Mayor of Cheshire East Council, Cllr Margaret Simon. With her was the Mayor's Consort, her husband, Mr Maurice Simon.




Picture: The group pose for a picture taken by the Mayor's consort, Mr Maurice Simon, and her officer, Cyril Hambleton.











   The tree was brought to Nantwich by CLT officials, Katie Lowe (Chief Executive), Bob Price (Vice-President) and Helen Carey (Chairman).

   Also at the ceremony was Sylvia Batty of Cheshire Community Action who stage the Civic Pride awards - formerly the Best Kept Village Competition.

   Keeping in the background at the ceremony were Mark Hulme (Chargehand Gardener) and Jo Randlo of Cheshire East Council.

   The Mayor then moved on to Coed Wen (see below). 



Civic Pride awards


Pupils plant trees in St Anne's Wood


AFTER the ceremony in Nantwich Riverside, the Mayor moved on to Coed Wen, the area of land across the road from the River Weaver being converted into a woodland area with the help of local schoolchildren.

   Accompanied by teachers, a large party of St Anne's pupils each planted a tree - mainly oak tree saplings - in an area of Coed Wen to be called St Anne's Wood.

   The Mayor was also shown an area created for the local insect life - grass-filled plastic pipes to help them weather the winter. 

   Pupils of Weaver Primary School had previously planted oak and others tree saplings in an area to be known as Weaver Wood.


  Above: Pupils look on as a classmate helps Doug Butterill plant a tree   


Right: Doug Butterill points out the features of Coed Wen to the Mayor


Snug as a bug in . . . plastic piping. The Mayor inspects the insect accommodation




The Mayor lends a hand with the planting

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