PHOTOS: Sidmouth in Bloom awards evening is blooming success, with biggest turn out yet
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More than 150 people turned out to celebrate the town’s blooming successes at this year’s Sidmouth in Bloom (SIB) awards.
The annual awards evening was held at the town’s Methodist Church last Thursday (October 25).
SIB chairman Lynette Talbot said: “It was fantastic, everyone enjoyed the venue.
“We had a large turnout, our biggest number, over 150 people turned up which is fantastic as it shows we have support. I also want to thank volunteers for helping with food and cleaning up, our angels in the kitchen, especially Mel Gater and Bobby Stacey.”
List of winners: Large Gardens - P Atkinson (Gold), G Gill Silver Gilt, A Jones (Silver Gilt) and F Leach (Gold). Medium Gardens - H Crackston (Gold), Barrie and Ronnie Causton-Evans (Gold), I McKenzie-Edwards (Silver Gilt), Lever (Silver Gilt) and Ovens (Gold). Small Gardens - R & L Badcock (Gold), S James (Silver), J Mortimore (Gold), K J Simm (Gold), TT Riding (Gold). Courtyard Gardens - G Woodhams (Gold), G Blyth (Gold), P-M Boast (Gold) and L & Alan Tabern (Gold). Garden by a Disabled Person: Peter Cuthbe (Gold) and J James (Gold). Hanging Baskets/pots - S James (Silver Gilt), M & S Jenkins (Gold), A Jones (Gold) and I McKenzie-Edwards (Silver Gilt). Neighbourhood Effort - Temple Gardens (Gold), 89 Lymbourne Park (Silver) and Ridgeway Residential Home (Gold). Shops - The Steps Dress Agency (Gold), Hayman’s Butchers (Silver Gilt), Fields (G), 1922 Social Club (G) and Michelmores (G). Retirement/Nursing Homes - Fourways Residential Home (Gold), Malden House (Silver Gilt), Radway Lodge (Gold) and Ridgeway Residential Home (Gold). Café/Pub/Restaurant - The Anchor Inn (Gold), The Bowd Inn (Gold) and The Swan Inn (Silver Gilt). Churches - Methodist Church (Gold), St Giles’ Church, Sidbury (Gold) and St Peter’s Church Sidford (Gold). Apartments with professional gardener’s help - G Woodhams, Regis Court (Silver Gilt). Hotels/Guest Accommodation - The Belmont Hotel (Gold), Berwick House (Gold), Canterbury House (Gold), Cheriton Guest House (Gold), Dukes (Gold), The Elizabeth Hotel (Gold), Farmhouse Cottage (Gold), Glendevon B&B (Gold), Holmleigh Guest House (Gold), Hunter’s Moon (Gold), Kingswood & Devoran (Silver Gilt), Lynstead House (Gold), Mt Pleasant Hotel (Silver Gilt), The Riviera (Gold), Royal Glen (Silver Gilt), Royal York & Faulkner (Gold), Southcombe Villa Guest House (Gold), The Old Farmhouse (Gold), Willow Bridge (Gold), The Victoria (Gold).