MEMBERS of Nantwich in Bloom Committee are pictured with the Best Town
gold award. With Stephen Lowe (left)
who presented the awards, are Doug Butterill (Chairman), Connie Jones (former
Secretary), Sue Hughes (Secretary) and David Smith (committee member).
Head Gardener of Richmond Village, Nantwich,
Jonathan Basford, receives the Best Residential Accommodation award
NANTWICH in Bloom committee members came home with a
double award after attending the annual North West in Bloom awards on Thursday,
October 20, at Southport Theatre and Convention centre - the second day of a two-day
The town won gold in the Best Town
section and the Preston's of Bolton Plate for "The Best Town in the North West".
The guest of honour on the 20th was
Stephen Lowe, Lancashire Radio presenter and a landscape gardener, who presented
Nantwich was nominated to represent the North West in the UK finals of the
Britain in Bloom competition in the Towns section.
At the awards ceremony, former Secretary Connie Jones was
presented with a cut-glass dish and bouquet of flowers in recognition of her 33
years' service to Nantwich in Bloom and North West in Bloom.
Other winners in the local area were: Best
Residential Home, Richmond Village, Nantwich (silver gilt medal); Best Large Village, Audlem (silver gilt medal); and Best Small Town, Willaston PC (silver medal).
Pictures by courtesy of
Mike Coleran Photography and North West
Former Nantwich in Bloom Secretary, Connie Jones,
receives a cut-glass bowl and a certificate from Stephen Lowe