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ST IVES in BLOOM received its third ANGLIA IN BLOOM “GOLD AWARD” at a ceremony in Bury St Edmunds on 12th September.  Pictured below are Moreen Wells (Vice Chair), Linda Croucher (Chair) and Julie Pepper – holding all our certificates at once!The Judges visited St Ives on 5th JULY, and the long wait for results has been worth it!  As well as the gold award for the town as a whole, we collected certificates for Gerald Brunning’s award winning allotment in the ‘Grow Your Own’ category; Holt Island in the ‘Conservation Project’ category; and the top area award for The Swan and Angel in the restaurant category! 

Pictured in the Norris Museum garden are (from left to right) Moreen Wells with Joan Gibson (Anglia in Bloom), Julia Smith (Anglia in Bloom), Tim Drye (Mayor), and Linda Croucher.

WORK PARTIES ARRANGED for THE AUTUMN!

Please get in touch if you would like to help us, or just come along.

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20th, from 10am to 12.  Tidying at Westwood Road cemetery – meet at our wildflower area by the carpark at the end of Westwood Rd.

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 25th, from 10am to 12.  Meet at Station Road behind Waitrose, to tidy and plant in the verge along to Harrison Way.

SATURDAY BULB PLANTING IN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER:   We will be planting daffodil bulbs on the mornings of 6th October, 13th October, 3rd November, with 10th November as a reserve date in case of inclement weather on the previous sessions.

SAVE the DATES! OTHER DETAILS OF OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER DATES WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE ON 19th SEPTEMBER.

Celebrating the Park and Ride, thanks to sponsors Mick George, S P Landscapes, Stagecoach East, the Town and County Councils

To look at all the minutes from October 2014 onwards click here.