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Burntwood in Bloom winners are announced

Mrs Rigby's Burntwood in Bloom-winning garden

Mrs Rigby's Burntwood in Bloom-winning garden

Burntwood’s annual gardening competition is blooming after the amount of entries doubled.

The 2010 competition saw green-fingered residents battling out in eight categories – all aiming to be crowned the overall winner at the recent presentation event.

In the end the top prize went to Mrs P Rigby as she scooped the Burntwood in Bloom overall winner award and recieved her prize from Councillor Doug Constable, Chairman of Burntwood Town Council.

Cllr Constable said:

“I was pleased to see so many people enjoying their gardens and making such a positive difference to the town.”

Full list of winners:

  • Overall winner: Mrs P Rigby
  • Best Commercial Premises: 1st: The Doorste Deli. 2nd: Rawlins Tyres. 3rd: Burntwood News.
  • Best dressed shop or office window: 1st: Burntwood News. 2nd: The Doorstep Deli. 3rd: Pamela.
  • Best community project or premises: 1st: 3-7 Lilac Grove. 2nd: Ms Abigail Carter. 3rd: Highfields Primary School.
  • Best young people project: 1st: Highfields Primary School. 2nd: Fulfen Primary School. 3rd: St Joseph & St Theresa RC Primary School.
  • Best rear garden: 1st: Mr & Mrs B Littler. 2nd: Mick Hart. 3rd: Mrs P Rigby.
  • Best front garden: 1st: Mr & Mrs J Allport. 2nd: Ronald Hames. 3rd: Mrs P Rigby.
  • Best container or trough: 1st: Mr & Mrs B Littler. 2nd: Mr & Mrs J Allport. 3rd Mr A Styles.
  • Best hanging basket: 1st: Mrs & Mrs J Allport. 2nd: Mr A Styles. 3rd: Arthur Talbot.

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