A Pride of Winners . . . Nantwich in Bloom Chairman
(Ald Doug Butterill, back row, left) and Crewe and Nantwich MP, Edward Timpson with the
Mayor of Nantwich, Cllr Edith Williams; and Nantwich in Bloom members Jean
Hallam, Connie Jones (Secretary) and Sue Hughes with the awards.
Picture: Cheshire Community Action
NANTWICH is the Best Market Town in Cheshire. So says
Cheshire Community Action, who presented members of Nantwich in Bloom Committee with that title
as one of three Civic Pride awards on September 24.
The town won the Champion Market Town
or Village in Cheshire award in the section for populations between 10,001 and
We were also the overall winner of the
Community Pride award - which earned us the title and a "Cheshire Life" water
colour of a Nantwich scene (Church Walk).
Nantwich also won the Little Gem Award for
Nantwich in Bloom Committee Chairman, Alderman Doug
Butterill said: "We won everything we could!"
The awards ceremony, held in Northwich, was attended by Crewe
and Nantwich MP, Edward, Timpson.
The awards won by Nantwich were
sponsored by Shell UK, Stanlow. Nantwich won a Community Pride award in 2008.
Civic Pride used to be known as
the Best Kept Village Competition.