As reported in the “Cricklade Bugle” June 28th. 2013 http://wp.me/pPhCq-1aN
Cricklade Bloomers – The Royal Horticultural Society Britain In Bloom Champions have now lost their headquarters and garden based at the rear of LloydsTsb Bank in Cricklade. Thanks to numerous generous offers they have been able to carry on operating in various temporary locations in Cricklade . However they do need to find a permanent base from which to operate.
Any Cricklade resident who may have some space available for use, or knows of land that may be available please contact Anita Barratt ( 751403 ) or Bob Jones (750773) as soon as possible. They will look at any and all options in order to find the most suitable base for Bloomers. Somewhere there is a new home waiting for the Cricklade Bloomers.
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Cricklade Bloomers spring into action
You may already have seen the plant sale signs in the High Street. Officially, at least, spring is on its way.
The Cricklade Bloomers are busy getting ready, despite the recent inclement weather.
I’ve often wandered down the High Street, casually noting the tubs and hanging baskets. “That looks nice,” I may say. OH (my Other Half) will agree. A brief discussion about civic pride, how good the town looks, ensues. I never much thought about the work that goes into the floral displays. If I had, I would have seriously underestimated it. Not any more. Continue reading
CRICKLADE has won GOLD at the national Britain in Bloom finals last week. HOT on the heels of winning Best Small Town in the South West in Bloom competition
The town fought it out against very strong competition from all over the country, and not only was the town representing Wiltshire but earned its place in the national finals to help showcase the whole of the South West.
Anita Barratt, chairwoman of Cricklade Bloomers and herself a recipient of a special RHS ‘Community Champion’ award said: “I am so proud that all the hard work put in by so many people in Cricklade has been deservedly recognised, not only in the South West but on a national level too.”
The award was presented at a ceremony at the Sentinel Centre in Birmingham.
see: Swindon Advertiser at http://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/8448846.It_s_gold_glory_for_Cricklade/