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Press Release

14 September 2016

A blooming success!

Fareham has celebrated another year of success at today's South and South East in Bloom awards held at Ferneham Hall.

The Borough has received its 13th consecutive winning entry in the Small City category receiving a Gold Award and declared Category Winner.

Fareham's parks and gardens also came out with top awards including:

Five Britain in Bloom 'It's Your Neighbourhood Awards' were presented to the following:

 

Portchester Memorial Gardens took pride of place with a Gold Award and was declared Category Winner in the Business Landscape category.

Portchester Crematorium was awarded Gold and named Category Winner in the Large Cemetery category.

Back in the summer, Northern Junior Community School received a Gold level award and were overall Hampshire Winners in the Schools category.

The most prestigious award went to Fareham as the Borough received the highest marked entry for the Hampshire County Awards.

Executive Member for Streetscene. Cllr Tiffany Harper, said: "Congratulations once again to all of those who work so hard to keep the Borough looking beautiful. The continued success at the South and South East in Bloom awards shows the commitment of our passionate volunteers and Council Officers. Well done to all!"

 

ENDS

For further information contact:

Becca Bennett, PR and Marketing Support Assistant, Tel: 01329 824609

fax: 01329 550576, e-mail: publicity@fareham.gov.uk



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