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

Archant

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.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Midweek Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Midweek Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Midweek Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 14:30

The 61-year-old died after he landed on the airfield on Friday (July 31).

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00

The surgery will be contacting all of its patients over the next six weeks who are current year 13 students, and who will be 18 by Monday, August 31, to have the Men ACWY vaccine.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:30
Water Babes at Axminster's Flamingo Pool Picture: CHRIS CARSON

Swimming tots dress as pirates to raise money for Tommy’s, the baby charity

Read more
Yesterday, 11:30

Officers arrived at the scene at Acland Park on Friday (July 31) at 6.23pm.

Read more
Yesterday, 06:59
A bee collects lavender pollen from a garden in Axminster. Picture CHRIS CARSON

Plans to create a wildlife-friendly garden at Seaton Wetlands

Read more
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Denise Bartlett welcomes flood victims Chris and Jackie to Lyme Regis on behalf of the Rotary Club, with a welcome pack of goodies in the foreground. Picture: SUBMITTED

The terrible floods which devastated villages in the Somerset Levels in the winter of 2013-14 are a distant memory for most of us, but for residents of the area the reality is very much different.

Read more
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Officials at the Conservative Party coffee morning and sale

The branch chairman Simon Card said everything went really well.

Read more
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Teresa Sturrock receives her new scooter from Carol Gilson.

The Exeter resident had been trapped inside for three years after a flesh-eating bug destroyed her leg, and only went out when she could receive assistance.

Read more
Friday, July 31, 2015
Nikky Williams who has become only the second woman to join the crew of Lyme Regis RNLI Lifeboat. Photo Richard Horobin

The 21-year-old sailing instructor is only the second woman to become a sea-going member of the life-saving team

Read more
Friday, July 31, 2015
Honiton Charter Day. Town Crier, Dave Retter, shouts the market charter to deputy mayor Jackie Wadsworth and Elizabeth Thurgood of The Tudor Dance Group. Ref mhh 4970-31-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Visitors were treated to fun dancing sessions courtesy of LeRoc Modern Jive, The Tudor Dance Group and Westernspirit Line Dancing, while dog owners showed off their pets in a family dog show.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 13°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition today E-edition


Honiton's trusted business finder