Once again sleepy Loughborough has made an impression on the Britain in Bloom judges, as we bagged another Gold to add to our collection!

Colourful and seasonal bedding, planters and baskets were among those displays praised by the judges following their visit in July, and the several bee hives currently in place at Loughborough University.

'Community involvement and collaborative working has achieved positive outcomes' - Judge, Richard Welburn

Jill Newcombe LiB 15
 Local awards

  • Best front garden - Jill Newcombe

  • Best balcony - Jemma Louise Barnett
  • Best retail/commercial - Healthy Hearing

  • Best pub/hotel - The Beacon Public House

  • Best school garden - Cobden Primary School

  • Tallest Sunflower competition - Fairfields Prepararory

A record eight Loughborough groups were also awarded with Level Five certificates for Outstanding Achievement by East Midlands in Bloom chairman, Jeff Bates.

Last updated: Mon 8th May, 2017 @ 16:31