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Loughborough in Bloom 2012

2012 Games Celebration Garden

What a year for Loughborough in Bloom! Not only did the town pick up the Gold and Best Small City in the East Midlands award but took the overall Gold and Best Small City in the national competition. Loughborough also received the Judge's Special award for community involvement.


Loug
hborough in Bloom local awards

  • Best CBC Allotment: Michael Bird, Plot 21 Park Farm Allotments
  • Best front garden: Susan Simpson, Clowbridge Drive
  • Best Business: John Storer House
  • Best pub/hotel: The Beacon
  • Best school garden: Robert Bakewell School
  • Best arts: Aklima Khatun, Cobden Primary School
  • Best photography: Sam De-Ville, Shelthorpe Community School
  • Tallest sunflower, Children: Charlotte Dadswell - 2.82m (9' 3")
  • Tallest sunflower, School (combined x6): St Marys Catholic Primary School - 14.86m (48' 9")
  • Tallest sunflower, School (individual): Mountfields Lodge Primary School - 3.25m (10' 8")


East Midlands in Bloom

Full List of EMIB Winners 2012 (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)

  • Gold and Small City category winner: Loughborough
  • Judges' award: Chapman Street Gardening Association
  • Horticultural excellence within parks: Queens Park, Loughborough
  • Frank Constable award: Harry Cook, Forest Road, Loughborough
  • Silver, Best school garden: Mountfields Lodge Primary School

In your neighbourhood community group - Level 5 'Outstanding' award

  • Charnwood Garden Project
  • Friends Of Queens Park
  • Loughborough University, Landscaping And Gardening Club
  • Thorpe Acre Residents Association

In your neighbourhood community group - Level 4 'Thriving' award

  • The Abbeyfield Loughborough Society
  • Loughborough Endowed Schools
  • Three Close Tenants' Association

In your neighbourhood community group - Level 3 'Developing' award 

  • Chapman Street Gardening Association
  • Glebe House Allotment Project
  • Peter Le Merchant Trust
  • Warwick Way Action Group

In your neighbourhood community group - Level 2 'Improving' award

  • Ashby Road Estates Green Fingers
  • Clear Cut Conservation
  • United Reform Church

In your neighbourhood community group - Level 1 'Establishing' award

  • Garendon Green Gardeners
  • King Edward Road Gardeners
  • Park Road Neighbourhood Watch Group
  • South Asian Women's Group
  • Warwick Way, Milton Court (CNH)


Britain in Bloom

Full List of BIB Winners 2012 (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)

  • Gold and small city category winner: Loughborough
  • Community Award: Loughborough
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