Fylde in Bloom

Britain in Bloom 2017

The awards for Britain In Bloom 2017 took place in Llandudno on 27th October 2017 where Elswick in Bloom was awarded Champion of Champions.

Presentation of trophies took place at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre on 3rd November 2017.

Here are the successful entries and the award they received:

NWIB Discretionary awards

  • Most Improved Entry: Bloomin Warton
  • Best Private Front Garden: Jim Churchman – Lytham
  • Highly Commended: Staining War Memorial
  • Grow Your Own: Park View 4 U
  • Keiron Moss Award: St. Anne’s on the Sea in Bloom
  • Best Railway Station: GOLD St. Anne’s in Bloom
  • Environmental Awards For Schools: Lytham Hall Park Primary School, Lytham
  • North West in Bloom Outstanding Contribution: Bob Whalley

North West in Bloom Awards

  • Best Caravan Park: Lama Leach Caravan Park, Freckleton – Gold Medal
  • Best Large Accommodation: Clifton Arms Hotel, Lytham – Gold  Medal
  • Best Residential Accommodation: Braxfield Court, St Annes – Gold Medal
  • Best Residential Accommodation NWIB Category Winner: Braxfield Court, St Annes
  • Best Large Coastal Resort: St Annes on the Sea – Gold Medal
  • Best Small Coastal Resort: Lytham – Gold Medal
  • Best Small Coastal Resort NWIB Category winner: Lytham
  • Best Village: Elswick – Gold Medal
  • Best Village NWIB Category Winner: Elswick
  • Best Village: Treales, Roseacre & Wharles – Silver Gilt
  • Best Large Village:  Staining – Gold Medal
  • Best Large Village:  Wrea Green – Silver Gilt Medal
  • Best Small Town: Freckleton – Gold Medal
  • Best Small Town: Bloomin’ Warton – Silver Medal
  • Urban Community: Ansdell – Gold medal

The Nominations for Britain in Bloom 2018 are:

  • Lytham in Bloom – Coastal Category

North West in Bloom information

North West in Bloom is an annual competition that comes under the umbrella of the National Britain in Bloom competition, where areas are judged by horticultural and environmental experts. The judges assess the competing areas on 3 key elements:

Horticultural achievement50%
Environmental responsibilty25%
Community participation25%

All the competing areas have a pro-active community group that steers the improvements and raises funds. Joining your local community groups, not only helps to improve your local environment, but it also enables you to meet new people and learn new skills. If you think you may be interested, please contact Amy Docherty, Parks Development Officer at amy.docherty@fylde.gov.uk