BRITAIN BLOOMS FOR BURGH LE MARSH
Burgh Le Marsh has much to be proud of having recently received a Bronze award from
East Midlands in Bloom, part of the Britain in Bloom organisation. This award was received by
the Mayor, Councillor Neil Cooper Councillor David Fenton, Lead organiser, assisted by Councillor Michael Martin, rose to the challenge of entering the 2015 National competition for the third time after a gap of one year.
The criteria that were set by the Judges included, Community Engagement, Heritage,Tourism, Horticulture,
Environment and Pride of place.
Special individual certificates were awarded to:-
Mrs Gloria Suggett for Best Residential Garden - The Frank Constable MBE award.
The Fleece Inn - Best Pub Garden - received by the proprietors, Wendy and Trevor.
The Judges Award for the restoration of Dobson's Windmill received by Mr. Malcolm Ringsell on behalf of the Burgh Le Marsh Heritage Group.
Special thanks goes to Sarah Smith, Head Teacher of Burgh Le Marsh School and Pastor Colin Bowden for their participation.
Efforts are already being made for next year's competition with more help needed by local volunteers.
Please contact Councillor David Fenton for more information. Tel 01754 811272
The awards will be formally presented on Sunday 22nd November at a civic ceremony to be held at Burgh Baptist Church.