PHOTOS: Sidmouth in Bloom awards evening is blooming success, with biggest turn out yet

PUBLISHED: 06:30 01 November 2018 | UPDATED: 13:47 01 November 2018

Lynette Talbot recieves the Alf Crouch Memorial Award for Outstanding Services to South West in Bloom at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3926. Picture: Terry Ife

Lynette Talbot recieves the Alf Crouch Memorial Award for Outstanding Services to South West in Bloom at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3926. Picture: Terry Ife

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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.

Awarded to Sidmouth for their Sensory Garden in the category of Gardening in a Changing Climate at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3933. Picture: Terry IfeAwarded to Sidmouth for their Sensory Garden in the category of Gardening in a Changing Climate at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3933. Picture: Terry Ife

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).

Cheryl and Hedley Allen with their certificate and Anne Bagwell Cup in the Outstanding Effort category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3897. Picture: Terry IfeCheryl and Hedley Allen with their certificate and Anne Bagwell Cup in the Outstanding Effort category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3897. Picture: Terry Ife

Bobby Stacey with his discretionary certificates for special efforts within the town in the Environmental and Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3907. Picture: Terry IfeBobby Stacey with his discretionary certificates for special efforts within the town in the Environmental and Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3907. Picture: Terry Ife

Awarded to Sidmouth for their Sensory Garden in the category of Gardening in a Changing Climate at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3933. Picture: Terry IfeAwarded to Sidmouth for their Sensory Garden in the category of Gardening in a Changing Climate at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3933. Picture: Terry Ife

Lynette Talbot recieves the Alf Crouch Memorial Award for Outstanding Services to South West in Bloom at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3926. Picture: Terry IfeLynette Talbot recieves the Alf Crouch Memorial Award for Outstanding Services to South West in Bloom at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3926. Picture: Terry Ife

Lynette Talbot with the Barry Cruse MBE Trophy for best web site at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3931. Picture: Terry IfeLynette Talbot with the Barry Cruse MBE Trophy for best web site at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3931. Picture: Terry Ife

The Chairman's Garden,Friends of the Byes,The Sidbashers,Witheby Entrance Garden and The Sidcombers with their certificates from South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood Awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3923. Picture: Terry IfeThe Chairman's Garden,Friends of the Byes,The Sidbashers,Witheby Entrance Garden and The Sidcombers with their certificates from South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood Awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3923. Picture: Terry Ife

The Sidmouth Arboretum,Queen's Jubilee Copse and Livonia Road Shrubbery to the Sid Vale Association and The Sidmouth in Bloom Sensory Garden with their certificates from South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood Awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3919. Picture: Terry IfeThe Sidmouth Arboretum,Queen's Jubilee Copse and Livonia Road Shrubbery to the Sid Vale Association and The Sidmouth in Bloom Sensory Garden with their certificates from South West in Bloom in Your Neighborhood Awards at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3919. Picture: Terry Ife

Shaun Cregan at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3916. Picture: Terry IfeShaun Cregan at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3916. Picture: Terry Ife

Special thank you to EDDC Strretscene at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3913. Picture: Terry IfeSpecial thank you to EDDC Strretscene at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3913. Picture: Terry Ife

Bobby Stacey with his discretionary certificates for special efforts within the town in the Environmental and Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3907. Picture: Terry IfeBobby Stacey with his discretionary certificates for special efforts within the town in the Environmental and Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3907. Picture: Terry Ife

Ted and Lynne Horler with their  certificate and Sheelagh Pollentine Memorial Cup for Outstanding Environmental and Community Effort at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3909. Picture: Terry IfeTed and Lynne Horler with their certificate and Sheelagh Pollentine Memorial Cup for Outstanding Environmental and Community Effort at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3909. Picture: Terry Ife

Derek Price,Lynne & Ted Horler,Muriel Philpott,Anne Jarvis, Linda Webb and Jenny Tilley with their discretionary certificates for special efforts within the town in the Environmental and Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3903. Picture: Terry IfeDerek Price,Lynne & Ted Horler,Muriel Philpott,Anne Jarvis, Linda Webb and Jenny Tilley with their discretionary certificates for special efforts within the town in the Environmental and Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3903. Picture: Terry Ife

Helen and Ian Crackston,Barbara Mence,Adrienne Ovens.C&C Trussel,Drs J&J Twibell and S Richardson with their certificates in the Environmental and Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3901. Picture: Terry IfeHelen and Ian Crackston,Barbara Mence,Adrienne Ovens.C&C Trussel,Drs J&J Twibell and S Richardson with their certificates in the Environmental and Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3901. Picture: Terry Ife

Cheryl and Hedley Allen with their certificate and Anne Bagwell Cup in the Outstanding Effort category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3897. Picture: Terry IfeCheryl and Hedley Allen with their certificate and Anne Bagwell Cup in the Outstanding Effort category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3897. Picture: Terry Ife

The Balfour Arms with their certificate and cup in the Discretionary Award for the most improved floral environment category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3893. Picture: Terry IfeThe Balfour Arms with their certificate and cup in the Discretionary Award for the most improved floral environment category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3893. Picture: Terry Ife

The Chairman's Garden, Ridgeway Residential Home (also winner of The Glass Rose Bowl) and Temple Garden with their certificates in the Neighbourhood Effort category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3891. Picture: Terry IfeThe Chairman's Garden, Ridgeway Residential Home (also winner of The Glass Rose Bowl) and Temple Garden with their certificates in the Neighbourhood Effort category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3891. Picture: Terry Ife

The Belmont. The Riviera (also winner of The cup for Hotels with Medium Frontage) and The Victoria with their certificates in the Hotels category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3886. Picture: Terry IfeThe Belmont. The Riviera (also winner of The cup for Hotels with Medium Frontage) and The Victoria with their certificates in the Hotels category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3886. Picture: Terry Ife

Lynstead House,Holmleigh Guest House,Berwick Guest House and Glendevon B&B with their certificates in the Guest Accommodation category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3884. Picture: Terry IfeLynstead House,Holmleigh Guest House,Berwick Guest House and Glendevon B&B with their certificates in the Guest Accommodation category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3884. Picture: Terry Ife

Mike and Sarah Jenkins with Anthony Jones (winner of the Fyffe Cup) with their certificates in the Hanging Baskets category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3877. Picture: Terry IfeMike and Sarah Jenkins with Anthony Jones (winner of the Fyffe Cup) with their certificates in the Hanging Baskets category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3877. Picture: Terry Ife

St Peters Church Sidford and Sidmouth Methodist Church (winner of the cup) with their certificates in the Church Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3880. Picture: Terry IfeSt Peters Church Sidford and Sidmouth Methodist Church (winner of the cup) with their certificates in the Church Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3880. Picture: Terry Ife

Peter Cuthbe with his certificate in the Gardening with a Disability category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3872. Picture: Terry IfePeter Cuthbe with his certificate in the Gardening with a Disability category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3872. Picture: Terry Ife

Barrie and Ronnie Causton with their certificates and John Hollick Trophy in the Biodiversity Garden category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3874. Picture: Terry IfeBarrie and Ronnie Causton with their certificates and John Hollick Trophy in the Biodiversity Garden category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3874. Picture: Terry Ife

Adrienne Ovens,Barrie and Ronnie Causton-Evans (winners of the Spring Garden Cup) and Mr P Atkinson with their certificates in the Spring Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3869. Picture: Terry IfeAdrienne Ovens,Barrie and Ronnie Causton-Evans (winners of the Spring Garden Cup) and Mr P Atkinson with their certificates in the Spring Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3869. Picture: Terry Ife

Anthony Jones and Frank Leach with their certificates in the Large Gardens category with Helen and Ian Crackson the winners of the Sidmouth Garden Club Trophy at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3866. Picture: Terry IfeAnthony Jones and Frank Leach with their certificates in the Large Gardens category with Helen and Ian Crackson the winners of the Sidmouth Garden Club Trophy at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3866. Picture: Terry Ife

Miss Adrienne Ovens with her certificate in the Medium Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3865. Picture: Terry IfeMiss Adrienne Ovens with her certificate in the Medium Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3865. Picture: Terry Ife

The winners with their certificates in the Small Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3862. Picture: Terry IfeThe winners with their certificates in the Small Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3862. Picture: Terry Ife

Regis Court with their certificate in the Apartment Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3860. Picture: Terry IfeRegis Court with their certificate in the Apartment Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3860. Picture: Terry Ife

The Balfour Arms with their certificate in the Cafe, pub and Restaurant Floral Display category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3856. Picture: Terry IfeThe Balfour Arms with their certificate in the Cafe, pub and Restaurant Floral Display category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3856. Picture: Terry Ife

Simon James,The Hair Studio,Graham Woodhams and George Blyth with their certificates in the Courtyard Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3858. Picture: 8Terry IfeSimon James,The Hair Studio,Graham Woodhams and George Blyth with their certificates in the Courtyard Gardens category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3858. Picture: 8Terry Ife

Fourways Residential Home with their certificate and Mrs Horn Memorial Cup in the Nursing Homes category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3853. Picture: Terry IfeFourways Residential Home with their certificate and Mrs Horn Memorial Cup in the Nursing Homes category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3853. Picture: Terry Ife

Ridgeway and Fourways Residential Homes with their certificates in the Nursing Homes category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3852. Picture: Terry IfeRidgeway and Fourways Residential Homes with their certificates in the Nursing Homes category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3852. Picture: Terry Ife

The Steps Dress Agency with their certificate and Sidmouth Hearald Trophy in the shops category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3848. Picture: Terry IfeThe Steps Dress Agency with their certificate and Sidmouth Hearald Trophy in the shops category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3848. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidbury Primary School and Sidmouth College with their certificates in the Children's Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3846. Picture: Terry IfeSidbury Primary School and Sidmouth College with their certificates in the Children's Community category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3846. Picture: Terry Ife

The Sidmouth Library Chatterbooks Club won the  gold award and The Children's Cup in the Children's Patch category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3843. Picture: Terry IfeThe Sidmouth Library Chatterbooks Club won the gold award and The Children's Cup in the Children's Patch category at the Sidmouth in Bloom Awards. Ref shs 44 18TI 3843. Picture: Terry Ife

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