TV presenter hands out awards
NANTWICH'S silver-gilt award in the best town
category (North West) came in the annual Britain in Bloom competition organised
throughout the UK in 2012 by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). Members of
the Nantwich committee travelled to Guernsey to receive the award.
There were six
categories in the North West sedction - best city, best large town, etc -
with Oldham winning a silver-gilt and category award. There were 37
silver-gilt awards in all, and 24 gold medals.
The Champion of
Champions award went to the large village of Broughshane in County
Antrim, Northern Ireland.
Awards in the
competition were presented by BBC Television presenter - "The One
Show" and "Countryfile" - Matt Baker in a ceremony held in St Peter
Port, Guernsey, There were 72 finalists in the competition,
chosen from 1,200 UK community garden champions. Of these, 450 were
represented at the awards presentation ceremony.
A team of 14
volunteers judges, led by the chairman of the RHS Britain in Bloom
UK Judging Panel, Roger Burnett, toured the UK in July and August
visiting each finalist. They came to Nantwich on August 3.
is a result of the work put in by the Nantwich in Bloom Committee, a
task they carry out every year. The committee acknowledges the
support they get from the Cheshire East Streetscape service.
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