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Press Release

Wednesday 11 September 2013

Fareham hits the top for tenth consecutive year

Fareham celebrated another year of success at today's South and South East in Bloom awards held in Tunbridge Wells. The Borough received its 10th consecutive winning entry receiving another gold award, along with the prestigious Hampshire Life Award for the entry with highest marks in the county.

                 

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

 

There were also six Britain in Bloom 'Its Neighbourhood Awards' presented which all received the highest level award of Outstanding

• Fareham Conservation Volunteers
• Portchester Groundforce, Brownies and Guides
• The residents of Burnham Wood
• Fareham and Crofton Cricket Club
• Sarisbury Cricket Club

Bishopsfield Road Community Space also received the Thriving level award.

 

Executive member for Leisure and Community Councillor Connie Hockley said: "Fareham always comes out with amazing awards for its beautiful parks and gardens around the Borough. I have no doubt that this is all thanks to our dedicated volunteers and Council officers who work hard throughout the year to ensure that Fareham maintains its reputation of horticultural excellence. I would like to give huge thanks to all those involved and congratulate them on this achievement. "

Fareham in Bloom judging day 2013
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENDS

For further information contact:

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

fax: 01329 824505, e-mail: publicity@fareham.gov.uk

This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council's website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases

 

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