Ross in Bloom Committee celebrated the end of yet another
very successful year with their annual awards ceremony,
which was held at the Phoenix Theatre on Sunday evening.
After working with the community for the Heart of England
in Bloom judging to earn a silver-gilt award for the town,
the committee set about the task of judging the skills of
local gardeners, who were rewarded for their work at the
previous years, the town's gardens were secretly viewed
by the judges, who visited every street, road and crescent
in Ross, before deciding who the winners were. This, as
you can imagine was a very long and tiring process. This
year, the format changed and everybody was invited to complete
and return an entry form in order to enter the competition.
There was still a considerable number of entries and the
committee were very pleased with the outcome. Why not enter
your garden next year?
in Bloom work tirelessly year in, year out to keep the town
of Ross-on-Wye looking beautiful and actively encourage
residents of the town to take part in their annual campaigns.
The committee are always looking for more volunteers, so
if you would like to help with the 2010 campaign, please
contact Margaret Lucas of Lucas Motorcycles or Mary Sinclair-Powell
at Ross Heritage Centre.
the following photographs you can see some of the lucky,
green fingered winners of prizes for 2009.