In Bloom organisers receive cash boost from council
team of volunteers who bring a dash of colour to the centre of
Highbridge each summer have this week been awarded a cash injection.
Lyes, who helps to run the Highbridge In Bloom committee, right,
sought grant funding from the Town Council to enable the planning
and planting of scores of floral displays.
a meeting of the Town Council's Policy and Finance Committee on
Monday night (June 16th), councillors voted to give £500
to the scheme.
Ken Smout said: "I am full of admiration for all the residents
who get involved in making Highbridge so colourful each summer.
They are a credit to the town."
Cllr Helen Groves said: "The Highbridge In Bloom team deserves
all the help we can give them - I fully support this application."
Highbridge In Bloom committee is seeking residents to join in
with the planting work, plus fundraising and building relationships
with local organisations.
in Bloom has won four Silver Gilt Awards for the town since 2008,
plus numerous 'It's Your Neighbourhood Awards' for other participating
groups and organisations.