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This page last updated 11 October 2021
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At the recent South West in Bloom Presentation iPortishead in Bloom were very successful. We got a Gold award, our 13th! We also won our group and were awarded the St Bridget Cup.
Vice Chair, Jane Pagano said ‘There was a lot of stiff competition so we were very surprised to win! A wonderful result for all the hard work over the last two years. These awards do not happen without a lot of effort and commitment by many people. Portishead in Bloom is very grateful to all the many people who help us in so many ways. These are your awards!!’
High Down School were awarded the Viridor Cup for the best school composting initiative.
In the South West in Bloom Art Competition, Florrie Jesbon, age 8, won the 7 11 age group.
October Newsletter issued.
With great sadness it is announced that Sandy Tebbutt passed away on 9 May. Sandy, former chair of PiB for eight years, led the group to gold awards both regionally and nationally and had lots of ideas and initiatives which helped us to achieve such high standards. She will be sadly missed by so many people in Portishead.
A Paint a Pebble competition has been launched in conjunction with Portishead Youth Centre. Details and application form here>>
RHS National Judging will not take place physically in 2021, but instead RHS Community Awards will be made, and Portishead in Bloom is delighted to be one of only 5 towns in the South West chosen to take part.
Portishead in Bloom is delighted to announce that the Potager has been secured by the Town Council as an Asset of Community Value.
This year in the absence of any SW in Bloom judging the RHS have awarded recognition certificates for groups that have continued their activities as best as possible. View certificate >>
Portishead in Bloom 2021 Calendar available now from Flagship Boutique and Ebb and Flow, High Street.
The Big Clean Up is postponed until March 2021.
Portishead in Bloom, in cooperation with WC&P Railway Group and Gordano Civic Society, has jointly funded a new interpretation board about the old Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Light Railway. It was installed in June 2020 replacing an old one (also part funded by Portishead in Bloom) and stands on Wyndham Way opposite the Old Mill pub. Click photo to enlarge.
New Front Garden Award launched.
New Virtual Open Gardens presentation.
19 April 2020:
Rodmoor Gardens have been awarded 5 stars in South West in Bloom Pride in Parks for 2019.
29 March 2020:
The RHS have advised that judging will not go ahead this year due to the coronavirus situation. Our Open Gardens weekend and Garden Awards are also cancelled.
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