The results are in for the 2018 RHS South West in Bloom competition and once again the imagination and hard work of Marlborough in Bloom participants has been well rewarded.
Marlborough has been awarded Gold for the second year running in the main competition as well as the Sponsor’s Cup for the most meritorious entry.
In the “It’s Your Neighbourhood” section, several entries were designated outstanding and the Sutton Seeds Cup for an "Outstanding Area of Nature Conservation" was awarded to the Stonebridge Wild River Reserve which is jointly owned and managed by Action for the River Kennet (ARK) and Marlborough Town Council.
A full list of awards is shown below and there will be a presentation ceremony at the Marlborough in Bloom Annual General Meeting at 7 pm on Thursday November 8th in the Town Hall.
Gold and South West Travel Association Trophy
Sponsors Cup for the most meritorious entry
Sutton Seeds Cup:-
Stonebridge Wild River Reserve for “An Outstanding Area of Nature Conservation”
It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards:-
Alma Place Outstanding
The Merchant’s House Outstanding
Old Victorian Cemetery Outstanding
Water Front Garden Outstanding
Community Orchard Outstanding
Stonebridge Wild River Reserve Outstanding
Cooper’s Meadow Outstanding
Marlborough College Outstanding
Preshute School Thriving
St Peter’s Churchyard Thriving
Plume of Feathers Garden Improving
The Mead Improving
Congratulations to all, but no resting on laurels please - 2019 awaits!