Mayor congratulates Highbridge In Bloom team after award win
Mayor has this week congratulated the organisers of the town's
entry into the annual Britain In Bloom competition after they
won a sought-after Silver Gilt award.
first reported last
week by Burnham-On-Sea.com, the Highbridge In Bloom team joined
hundreds of representatives from towns across the south west at
Weston's Winter Gardens for the awards ceremony where the win
Ken Smout this week formally congratulated the Highbridge team
- consisting of Phil and Pam Lyes, Joyce Curtis, Janet Keen, Bill
Fisher and Ray Reddish - for winning the Silver Gilt award in
the Ayre Cup category and seven neighbourhood awards.
In Bloom's Pam Lyes told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's wonderful
that Highbridge has retained its Silver Gilt award and that all
the hard word by the community has paid off."
thanked all those who helped with the work to prepare the town
for this year's judging, who included Highbridge Dreamscheme,
Burnham and Highbridge Town Council, Sedgemoor District Council
and Groves Xtreme Clean.
and Highbridge Mayor Ken Smout told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
team have done so well to win a Silver Gilt award again this year,
bringing the community together in a positive way."
Marine Cove Gardens were also praised by the judges, who awarded
it an 'outstanding' neighbourhood award.
The Highbridge In Bloom team with Mayor Ken Smout this week