NANTWICH was awarded a prestigious Gold award at the North
West in Bloom presentation event on Friday, October 24, in
There was also an
award for the town for the floral bed adjacent to the
library. This was designed by Ansa (the Cheshire East
Council company delivering environmental services) to commemorate 50
years of Britain in Bloom.
Nantwich shared the Best Town award with Kirkham in Bloom
and Barnoldswick in Bloom.
to our Nantwich in Bloom volunteers for creating a wonderful
floral display again this summer.
A special award went to Doug and Penny Butterill for their
outstanding contribution to North West in Bloom.
Congratulations to them. This is well-deserved recognition
of their valuable work over many years. (See below)
NANTWICH in Bloom
its own awards ceremony on September 23 at Richmond village.
awards are presented in a number of categories including
allotments, public houses, retail and commercial premises as
well as private house gardens.
They were judged by
professional judges including Margaret Thrower,
daughter of the first television gardener, Percy Thrower.
This year we had an excellent number of entries throughout
the various categories and some amazing results. One such
Gold Award was presented to Mia Stanza, of Beam
Street, for their magnificent hanging baskets.
WE are now at the stage of planting our winter/spring
displays. We will be planting polyanthus, primulas, pansies
and violas along with spring-flowering daffodil and
If you have some time to spare and would like to help
please contact our secretary Sue Hughes on 01270 652513 or
Mark Betteley, Vice-Chairman, Nantwich in Bloom
Pictures (right): Nantwich in Bloom
The flower bed
designed by Ansa to commemorate
years of Britain in Bloom