Kendal in Bloom 2016
Awards Ceremony 7.30pm on 15th September 2016
Schools Challenge – ‘Space Challenge’
The schools challenge is always a category that the Mayor of Kendal looks forward to judging. The challenge this year really seemed to be of interest to the pupils and you could tell this by the fantastic projects undertaken. Well done to everyone involved.
Gold Award and Overall Winner – Castle Park School
Silver Award – Stramongate School
Bronze Award – Sandgate School
Special Awards – Heron Hill
Community Initiative – ‘Love Where You Live’
This was the second year for this category. The range of applicants was very diverse and the submission standard was very high. The work that is currently being undertaken in the community is inspiring which made the task of judging the projectsa very difficult. Kendal Town Council would like to thank everyone who took part and look forward to next year.
Gold Award and Joint Overall Winners – Pembroke Court and Underley Community Project
Pembroke Court is a fantastic example of the residents working together to create a magical residential space.
Underley Community Project is a small group of individual working together to improve the local area, encourage wildlife and provide free herbs and produce to the local community.
Gold Award – Appleby Road Community Garden
Appleby Road Community Garden provides and educational resource, volunteer opportunities and space to grow fruit and veg for community members in Kendal.
Silver Award – Fairoak Housing
The development of a community garden. The residents transformed a rather grey car park into a flourishing garden which can be enjoyed by everyone in the supported housing complex.
Silver Award – Kendal Conservation Volunteers
A small group of volunteers who go out and work on a range of conservation projects around Kendal. One of the projects is the transformation of Rosemary Lane area.
Silver Award – Joshua Tree
A stunning yard in Kendal which has been transformed by colourful displays. A fine example of the local community and businesses working together to improve their local environment.
Silver Award – Sandes Hospital Yard
A resident working to improve and enhance the area for the benefit of residents and visitors to the historic yard.
Bronze Award – Globe Inn
Fantastic floral displays greatly improving the frontage of a local business and uplifting the whole Market Place area. The displays have been well thought out and mostly grown for seed.
Bronze Award – Highfield House
A very neglected allotment has been transformed by a motivated small group of children with behavourial difficulties and their key workers. It has allowed the children to develop their knowledge and practical skills along with improving the local area.
Bronze Award – Kendal Fell Triangle
Creating an attractive and inviting community garden on a disused and neglected site.
Best Allotment Plot
Allotment holders were invited to participate in the competition in their annual newsletter received by them in the Winter season. 60 entries were received and judged.
27 Wattsfield – Mr Houlsworth
37 Wattsfield – Mrs Bell
8 Crow Tree – Mr Robinson
12 Crow Tree – Mr Silk
39 Coley Barn – Mr Watson
27 Underley Road – Mrs Cassel
11 Greenside – Mr Johnson
29 Greenside – Ms Crossley
4 Castle Haggs – Mr Rigg
5 Coley Barn – Mr Dent
33 Wattsfield – Mrs Howarth
8 Wattsfield – Mr & Mrs Batchelor
Best Overall Allotment Site
Gold Award – Greenside
Silver Award – Wattsfield
Bronze Award – Sedbergh Road
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