Bouquets all round for Seaton bloom winners

13:25 28 August 2014

Seaton In Bloom awards evening at Eyre Court Hotel. Seaton mayor, cllr Gaynor Sedgwick and Seaton In Bloom chairman, cllr Val Christmas - present Moira Male with the Best Medium Front Garden cup. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mha 2223-34-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Seaton In Bloom awards evening at Eyre Court Hotel. Seaton mayor, cllr Gaynor Sedgwick and Seaton In Bloom chairman, cllr Val Christmas - present Moira Male with the Best Medium Front Garden cup. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mha 2223-34-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

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Residents praised for a bumper crop of colourful floral displays

Seaton In Bloom awards evening at Eyre Court Hotel. Roger Trapani takes the cup in the Best Communual Residential Area category, presnted by town mayor Gaynor Sedgwick and group chairman Val Christmas. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mha 2229-34-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersSeaton In Bloom awards evening at Eyre Court Hotel. Roger Trapani takes the cup in the Best Communual Residential Area category, presnted by town mayor Gaynor Sedgwick and group chairman Val Christmas. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mha 2229-34-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

A bumper entry in this year’s Seaton in Bloom contest brought praise from organisers last week.

Residents were congratulated for turning the resort into a floral delight, adding a welcoming splash of colour to both residential and commercial areas.

Town councillor Val Christmas said that the number of contestants was up on last year and she congratulated all those who had taken part.

She was speaking at the annual presentation of awards at the Eyre Court Hotel.

Seaton In Bloom awards evening at Eyre Court Hotel. Melanie Letheren takes the shield for Best Business Display. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mha 2227-34-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo OrdersSeaton In Bloom awards evening at Eyre Court Hotel. Melanie Letheren takes the shield for Best Business Display. Picture by Alex Walton. Ref mha 2227-34-14AW. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on Photo Orders

Cllr Christmas also stressed what a pleasure it had been for the judges to see so many well-tended corners of the town. She said the standard of the entries had made it very difficult for them to decide the winners from all the ‘lovely gardens and communal areas’.

Seaton Town Mayor, Cllr Gaynor Sedgwick, went along to present the certificates and cups to the winners who competed in the five categories. Later all those present at the ceremony enjoyed an excellent buffet.

The winners were:

Best Small Front Garden: 1, Colin Donelan, of 13 St Gregory’s Court; 2, Mr and Mrs J Spiller, of 1 Whitecliff; 3, Mr and Mrs Stone, of 36 Harepath Road.

Best Medium Front Garden: 1, Moira Male, of 12 Beer Road.

Best Large Front Garden: 1, Geoff and Helen Charman, of “Shobrooke”, 170 Harepath Road; 2, Kay D’Albertanson, of Lime Tree Cottage, Fremington Road.

Best Business Display: 1, Melanie Letheren, of Beach Belles; 2, Mrs Sue Curry, of The Manor House; 3, Pat and Nigel Booth, of Mariners Hotel.

Best Communal Residential Area: 1, Jubilee Lodge; 2 equal, Netherhayes, Haven Court, Cliff Castle; 3, King’s Court.

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