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Barnsley celebrates Yorkshire in Bloom success

Friday September 16 2016




BARNSLEY is celebrating after scooping 21 awards in this year's Yorkshire in Bloom.

Barnsley's awards include joint category winner for town or city centre.

The results follow a visit from the Yorkshire in Bloom judges earlier in the year where they assessed a number of green spaces, squares and gardens across the borough.

Barnsley’s results in full were:

Barnsley Council – Town or City Centre - Gold and Joint Category Winner

Barnsley Council – Discretionary Award for Large Community

Elsecar Park team – Discretionary Award for Small Community

Elsecar Park and Nature Reserve - Country Houses, Parks and Gardens –– Gold

Queens Road Academy - Harrogate Flower Show Young People’s Award - Silver Gilt

Oxspring Primary School - Harrogate Flower Show Young People’s Award – Gold

Birkwood Primary School- Harrogate Flower Show Young People’s Award - Silver Gilt

Royston in Bloom - It’s Your Neighbourhood - RHS Level Four Thriving

Robert Street Community Allotments - It’s Your Neighbourhood – RHS Level Five Outstanding

Cudworth Environmental Group – It’s Your Neighbourhood – RHS Level Five Outstanding

Royston Canal Club -Open Spaces - Silver Gilt

Friends of Thurnscoe Park - Open Spaces - Silver Gilt

Friends of Wilthorpe Park - Open Spaces - Silver Gilt

Friends of Locke Park - Open Spaces - Gold

Friends of Monk Bretton Memorial Garden - Open Spaces - Gold

Friends of Monk Bretton Park - Open Spaces - Gold
Churchfields Peace Garden - Open Spaces - Gold

Carlton Marsh Nature Reserve – Open Spaces - Gold

Tankersley Manor - Large Hotels - Silver Gilt

Barnsley Hospice – Charitable Organisation - Gold

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Reply Posted by John P on Friday September 16 2016 at 18:24
Well done depleted garden ears and all friends

Reply Posted by John P on Saturday September 17 2016 at 04:27
Some mistake,not many gardens have "ears".Perhaps meant gardeners,

Reply Posted by crockett on Friday September 23 2016 at 19:01
well done everyone concerned. now if there is a competition for litter and fly tipping ,gold medals all round.



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