Sidmouth in Bloom 2015 Floral Competition: the winners are...

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The winners of Sidmouth in Bloom’s Floral Competition have been announced.

Organisers of the contest have praised the standard of entries – with increased participation in some categories and a drop in others.

Lynette Talbot, chairman of Sidmouth in Bloom, said: “We’d like a lot more people to enter because it’s a bit of community spirit.

“This year, the standard overall has been high with the town looking great. We thank everyone for taking part, especially the judges for their time and effort, in what should be treated as a fun but rewarding competition. Cup winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Knowle on Thursday, October 8, from 6.30pm. Invitations will be sent out this month.

Any cup or trophy winners from last year are urged to return them to Sidmouth Town Council at Woolcombe House as soon as possible.


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The winners are [G= Gold, SG = Silver Gilt, S = Silver, B = Bronze]:

Large Gardens: Mrs Cronk (G); Mr and Mrs Fuller (G).

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Medium Gardens: Mr and Mrs Barber (G); Mr Gill (G); Mrs Grigg (G); Mrs Hayes (G); Mr and Mrs Skinner (SG); Denise Rendell and Barbara Theisen (SG); Mr G Woodhams (G).

Small Gardens: Mrs Dray (SG); Mr and Mrs Harper (G); Mr Mortimore (G); Ms Stratton (S).

Courtyard/Front Gardens: M Baldwin (S); Ms Bea (G); Mr Cormick (S); Ms Matthews (SG); Mr Simms (SG).

Hanging Baskets: Mr Gill (G); Mr MacKenzie (S); Mr Woodhams (G).

Biodiversity Gardens: Mr and Mrs Fuller (G); Mrs OH Tatton-Brown (G).

In Your Neighbourhood: The Chairman’s Garden (G);The Cricket Field Garden (S);Temple Gardens (G).

Commercial Building: Michelmores (G); The 1922 Social Club (G).

Shops: Emily’s Chocolates (S); Hayman’s Butchers (G).

Retirement/Nursing Homes: Malden House(G).

Café/Restaurant/Pubs: The Anchor Inn (G); The Bowd (G); The Fort Café (SG); The Swan Inn (SG).

Hotels/Guest Accommodation: The Belmont Hotel (G); Berwick House (G); Canterbury House (G); Cheriton Guest House (G); Combe Bank Guest House (SG); Dukes (G); The Elizabeth Hotel (G), Farmhouse Cottage (G), Glendevon B&B (SG), Holmleigh Guest House (G); Hunter’s Moon (G); Kingswood & Devoran (G); The Riviera (G); Royal Glen (G); Royal York & Faulkner (G);The Salty Monk (G), Southcombe Guest House (SG); The Old Farmhouse (G), The Victoria (G); Willow Bridge (G).

Churches: Parish Church of St Giles and St Nicholas (SG); Primley Road URC (SG); St Peter’s Church, Sidford (G); Sidmouth Methodist Church (SG); Sidmouth URC (G).

If anyone has been missed, contact Sidmouth in Bloom on 01395 578081.

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