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SCHOOLS GARDENING TROPHY 2018 - WINNERS

Pupils from nine schools were presented with awards at York House by Deputy Mayor Cllr Mona Adams and Colin Squire in recognition of their involvement in gardening and conservation enterprises within the school grounds. The annual school gardening competition is run by Richmond Borough in Bloom and sponsored by Squire’s Garden Centre. The overall winner’s trophy, gold certificate and £100 gardening vouchers went to Harrodian School.

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NADIA WINS THE TROPHY

An eye-catching painting of dandelions by seven-year-old Nadia Boeva from Collis Primary School won this year’s trophy in the floral art competition held by Richmond Borough in Bloom. It was presented to her by the Deputy Mayor Cllr Benedict Dias at a special ceremony at York House this week (April 24).

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Deputy Mayor Cllr Benedict Dias presents Nadia with her trophy.

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WINNER IN THE WIND

Thousands of entries were received by Richmond Borough in Bloom for this year’s floral art competition, sent in by 27 schools. We were looking for an eye-catching painting showing talent as well as good observation of summer in the garden to illustrate the poster to publicise the season’s gardening competitions open to residents, community groups and business throughout the borough.

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Pictured above, the panel of judges with Mayor Cllr Lisa Blakemore, from left to right: Colin Squire, Sheena Harold, Lucy Kourpas, Susan Hare.

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GARDENING GRANTS FOR SCHOOLS

All schools in Richmond borough will be eligible to apply for a grant to help pupils become involved in gardening and conservation projects in their grounds. That’s the aim of a new crowd-funding appeal launched by Richmond Borough in Bloom, hoping to reach £5000.

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THE 2019 COMPETITIONS ARE GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY

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