Brighton and Hove makes a blooming good show

Posted On 25 Sep 2014 at 10:13 am

Beautiful gardens, wonderful window boxes and spectacular streets have been recognised in this year’s Brighton and Hove City in Bloom awards.

Most innovative, Emmaus

Most innovative, Emmaus

The annual gardening competition’s prize ceremony was held at the Thistle Hotel yesterday afternoon.

Individual residents, communities and businesses are recognized for their part in improving the appearance of the city and for making it a more attractive place to live, work and visit.

The ceremony was attended by The Mayor and Mayoress of Brighton Brian and Norah Fitch and a raffle was held in aid of the Mayor’s charities.

The MC for the awards was Jean Griffin of “Dig It” Radio Sussex & Surrey and Radio Kent gardening expert.

Scroll down for a gallery of selected winners

Best Front Garden Sponsored by Brighton & Hove City in Bloom

Winner David Foreman of Patcham

Second Mr & Mrs C. Beard of Hove

Third Katrina Richard Hove

Best Street Sponsored by Brighton Marina

Winner Farman Street Residents Association, Hove

Second Lansdowne Area Residents Association Hove

Third Kemp Town Gardening & Community Group

Best Basement Sponsored by Harvey Jones Kitchens

Winner Chris Hambleton , Brighton

Second David and Valerie Tilson Hove

Third Michael Twigg

Best Window Box, Sponsored by Brightspace

Winners Joint First Barbara Aston Kemp Town and Yvonne West, North Laine

Third Mr and Mrs. Adams Brighton

Best Hanging Basket sponsored by Clearstone Resin Surfaces

Winner Barbara Aston Kemp Town

Second Hannah Ball North Laine

Third Hazel Cooper Hangleton

Best Commercial Frontage, Sponsored by Priors Letting & Estate Agents

Winners Joint First Donatello Restaurant The Lanes & Trellis Restaurant, Rottingdean

Third Liz Burri Regency Landown Guest House

Best Licensed Premises Sponsored by Visit Brighton

Winner The Foragers Hove

Second Ye Olde Black Horse Rottingdean

Third The Bat and Ball Ditchling Road

Best Wildlife Garden Sponsored by Infinity Foods Co-operative

Winner Wayne and Lorna De Strete, Portslade

Second Jan and Rusty Curry

Joint Third George Williams Centre, Portslade and The Green Centre, Manor Hill.

Best Kept Allotment Sponsored by R. Meakers Fencing

Winner Ali Hasan of Court Farm Site Patcham

Second Robert Woodhart Court Farm Site

Third Giuseppe Todaro Moulsecoomb Site

Best Community Award sponsored by Food Partnership

Winner Stanford & Cleveland Community Garden

Second Martlets Hospice Garden

Third London Road Station Partnership

Best Primary School Sponsored by Brighton & Hove Bus Co.

Winner Rudyard Kipling School Woodingdean

Second Carlton Hill Primary School

Third Moulsecoomb Primary School

Special Awards for Most Creative, Most Imaginative, Most Resourceful

All won by Emmaus.

Lifetime Achievement Award Sponsored Guns Florist won by Mr & Mrs. R.

Adams of Brighton

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