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ST IVES in BLOOM was AWARDED ANGLIA IN BLOOM “GOLD AWARD” in 2016 and 2017.  We will try to gain gold for the third year running when the JUDGES COME TO ST IVES on THURSDAY 5th JULY!

WORK PARTIES ARRANGED, JUNE and JULY

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

THURSDAY JUNE 21st, from 10am to 12pm.  Another visit to the PARK AND RIDE, to weed all the flowerbeds and do a litter pick of the car park surroundings. 

SUNDAY JUNE 24th, from 10am to 12pm.  Meet near the TOWN BUS STATION, at the ‘Spirit of St Ives’ flowerbed where the buses to Huntingdon turn in to the Bus Station from Station Rd.  We will be starting a litter pick, groups to go off round the town in different directions!

TUESDAY JUNE 26th, from 10am to 12pm.  We are making sure the Bus Station area is perfect!  Meet by the “silver birches” flowerbed for planting, weeding and a litter pick.  We hope to be putting up flower troughs on the toilet building on this day, and the Norris Museum also have several projects on the go! 

TUESDAY JULY 3rd, from 10am to 12pm.  Litter pick from Bus Station and around the town.  We will also be preparing the flower bed for the arrival of the willow “cattle” sculpture at 12pm, and celebrating the revitalised BUS STATION with the Norris Museum at 12.30pm.

WEDNESDAY JULY 4th, from 10am to 12pm:  Litter pick and weeding on The Waits; then from 1.30pm to 3.30pm:  Litter pick and weeding at the Park and Ride.  Anglia in Bloom judges coming tomorrow! 

THURSDAY JULY 5th, morning.  If you would like to help check the judges route is perfect before they go round, please get in touch and we will allocate you an area!

TUESDAY JULY 10th, from 10am to 11, weeding in STATION ROAD, BEHIND WAITROSE; then a trip to a coffee shop to feedback on the judges’ visit.

THURSDAY JULY 19th, from 10am to 12.  Tidying the graves at Westwood Road Cemetery.

TUESDAY JULY 24th, from 2 to 4pm.  An afternoon weeding at The Waits.  Meet by the little bed with the Post box.

TUESDAY JULY 31st, from 10am to 12.  Meet at the Park and Ride for a last weeding before the summer break!

WE ARE PLANNING A MONTH OFF IN AUGUST. 

(IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING YOU THINK PARTICULARLY NEEDS DOING, AND WOULD LIKE OUR HELP, WE CAN PUT OUT A CALL TO OUR VOLUNTEERS.     Otherwise, visit the website soon for details of September work parties!)

 

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.