prepares for visit by Britain In Bloom judges
preparations were being made in Highbridge over the weekend for
the town to be assessed by judges from the Britain in Bloom competition
today (Monday, July 19th).
The Highbridge in Bloom committee members were out in force all
day on Sunday, dead-heading, weeding, litter picking and tidying
up the town in readiness for the judging.
youngsters from Highbridge's Dreamscheme, led by Jason Adams,
have also been out in force in various places across the town
to help with the tidying up, as pictured below.
are grateful to them and to all those who have helped to tidy
up the town," Pam Lyes from Highbridge in Bloom told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"Although the town itself has not suffered too much graffiti,
nevertheless there has been some, and we are grateful to Craig
Groves from Xtreme Clean for removing this for us free of charge."
would also like to thank Keith Cann and his team from Sedgemoor's
Clean Surroundings Team for all their hard work and assistance,
and also to the Town and District Councils. We would also like
to thank our sponsors, to whom we are very grateful, and Bespoke
Signs for supplying the sponsor boards. Further thanks also go
to Russell Chedzoy of Baytree Upholstery, Brandon Tool Hire and
Jason Adams for all their help and enthusiasm."
Highbridge received a silver gilt award in 2009, its first year
in the contest, and the town's bloom organising team have high
hopes of doing well again this year.