Seaton in Bloom winners announced

Seaton Primary School representatives collect the award for best community allotment from mayor Ken

Seaton Primary School representatives collect the award for best community allotment from mayor Ken Beer. Picture: Tony Antoniou - Credit: Archant

This summer’s Seaton in Bloom competition attracted a bumper 28 entries – more than double last year.

Nan MacDonald, of Magnolia Cottage at Seaton, collects the award for best courtyard from mayor Ken

Nan MacDonald, of Magnolia Cottage at Seaton, collects the award for best courtyard from mayor Ken Beer. Picture: Tony Antoniou - Credit: Archant

With several new gardens on the judging route organisers decided to create two new categories - best courtyard and best community allotment.

The judges this year were town councillors Jack Rowland and Tony Antoniou.

Seaton mayor Cllr Ken Beer presented the awards to the winners at a presentation evening held recently.

Seaton's Jubilee Lodge representatives collect the award for best communal residential areat from

Seaton's Jubilee Lodge representatives collect the award for best communal residential areat from mayor Ken Beer. Picture: Tony Antoniou - Credit: Archant

Seaton Primary School won the best community allotment prize.


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A bloom contest spokeswoman said: "The school garden club did a fantastic job of providing us with a collage of their garden, demonstrating all the hard work and efforts involved in bringing their allotment up to competition standard."

Results:

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Large front garden - 1 Mr Anning, 57 Eyewell Green. Medium front garden - 1 Vicky Hillier, Cliff Castle, 2 Douglas Looskan, 18 Wychall Park, 3 Roxanne Munro, 43 Prince Charles Way. Small front garden - 1 Alan Wright, 19 Churston Rise, 2 Pamela Bengey of No 2 RV Caravan at Manor Farm, 3 Paul Courts of 18 Royal Observer Way. Best communal residential area - 1 Jubilee Lodge & Jubilee Mews, 2 Manor Close Tenant's Association. Best council allotment - 1 plot 34 & plot 29a Mr Malcolm Hammett, 2 plot 36B Andrea Marshall, 3 plot 7A Paul Courts. Best community allotment - 1 Seaton Primary School Garden Club. Best business display - 1 Seaswift House Residential Home, Seahill, 2 Pebbles B&B, 2 Sea Hill, Peter Norris, 3 Kerri-Ann Briggs, Imagine, Design, Create, Queen St. Best courtyard - 1 Nan MacDonald, Magnolia Cottage, 33 Fore Street, 2 Patricia Ingham, 26 Seaton Down Road, 3 Melanie Letheren, 38 Fore Street.

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