This year's South and South East England in Bloom awards presentation will be held in Fareham at Ferneham Hall on Thursday 13 September. The prestigious annual awards form part of the national Britain in Bloom campaign, in which Fareham has been highly successful in the region over the last 17 years. Fareham has achieved eight consecutive winning entries in the Small City category, with the last six years at Gold standard.
Executive Member for Leisure and Community, Councillor Connie Hockley, said: “I am thrilled that Fareham is hosting this year's South and South East in Bloom awards presentation. Fareham has consistently shone in partnership with the Fareham in Bloom Volunteers, with its highly successful community horticultural campaigns. We are also looking forward to welcoming communities from across the region to Fareham".
Notes to Editor:
Fareham has won:
2004 - Silver Gilt and category winner
2005 - Silver Gilt and category winner
2006 - Gold and category winner
2007 - Gold and category winner in Champion of Champions
2008 - Gold and category winner
2009 - Gold and category winner
2010 - Gold and category winner in Champion of Champions.
2011 - Gold and category winner
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This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council’s website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases