Wisbech celebrates 10 consecutive In Bloom gold awards

PUBLISHED: 16:49 18 October 2017 | UPDATED: 16:49 18 October 2017

Some of the volunteers who have been involved in helping Wisbech achieve ten Anglia In Bloom golds.

Some of the volunteers who have been involved in helping Wisbech achieve ten Anglia In Bloom golds.

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Horticultural champions have been honoured in Wisbech at an event to celebrate the town’s In Bloom achievements.

Bob Ollier, Fenland District Council’s parks and open spaces manager (right), congratulates Wisbech In Bloom secretary Penny Stocks and chairman Brian Massingham.Bob Ollier, Fenland District Council’s parks and open spaces manager (right), congratulates Wisbech In Bloom secretary Penny Stocks and chairman Brian Massingham.

Last month, Wisbech became one of only a handful of towns in the region to reach 10 consecutive gold awards in the history of the annual Anglia In Bloom contest.

On October 9, Fenland District Council invited everyone who played a part in this year’s Bloom campaign to St Peter’s Church gardens to commend the achievements and thank them for their continuing efforts.

Volunteers from the town’s In Bloom, Street Pride and Friends groups joined councillors, council cleansing staff and contractors for the celebration.

Bob Ollier, the council’s parks and open spaces manager, said: “The number of projects has been astonishing, and all those involved have all contributed to help make Wisbech a blooming great town. 2017 has been a great year and once again been one of the very best for community and partnership working.”


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