At last, the winners of the Storrington local competition are announced. At a well attended presentation of the awards at Squires Garden Centre in Washington, Lady Emma Barnard congratulated all the winners as she presented them with their certificates and plaques.
Jo Newington, coordinator for Storrington in Bloom, announced the local prize winners. The winning entrants were presented with their awards by Lady Emma and a representative from the category sponsors:
Best Front Garden (sponsored by Squires Garden Centre): Marilyn Dadds, 9 Bramber Avenue
Best Community Area (sponsored by Chanctonbury Lions): Hanover Walk
Best Allotment (sponsored by Squires Garden Centre): Gill Ions, Plot 23 Amberley Road
Best External Business Display (sponsored by Tribes): Wood N Pots N Things
Best Business Window Display (sponsored by Waitrose): Oxfam
Youth Group Wheelbarrow (sponsored by Village Day Committee): 1st Sullington Brownies
Children’s Sunflower Challenge: Polly Summers, 11 ft 5 inches
Lady Emma was very complimentary about the amount of work put in by the volunteers for the town’s entry in South & South East in Bloom as well as the efforts by all of the entrants of the local competition.
Big thanks to all of our competition sponsors and the other major supporters this year including Costa, David Wilson Homes, McCarthy & Stone, The Village Florist and Village Nurseries.