The Town Council hosted the ‘Ryde in Bloom’ awards ceremony at the Royal Esplanade Hotel on Monday 16th October. The judges commented on the high standard of all the entries this year and thanked the entrants for their dedication and hard work.
The winners of each category are as follows:
1. Best Front Garden Over 3 metres.
Mr F S Brett
2. Best Small Garden, frontage or balcony under 3 metres.
3. Best Hanging Basket/Planter/Tub/Window Box.
AS Lester ‘The Basket Man’
4a. Best Public House/Hotel/Guest House/Restuarant.
4b. Business Community Interest Company.
Joint winners – Aspire and Ryde Marina Bowls Club
5. Best Senior Citizen Complex/Nursing/Care Home.
Miss Susan Arthur
6. Young Persons (14 years and under).
7. Best Community Initiative Involving Young People.
54 St Johns Road
8. Allotment of the Year.
9.Caravans in Bloom.
Old Mill Holiday Park
Greenhaven from Greenmount Primary School.
John Worner Memorial Cup.
‘In recognition for Outstanding Youth Contribution to the In Bloom ethos’
Ryan and Amelia Worboyes.
Outstanding Contribution to the Community
Mr Keith Bloomfield
The Town Council would like to thank the ‘Ryde in Bloom’ sponsors Crossprint, the judges and all of the contractors who work tirelessly over the summer to ensure Ryde’s planting is kept looking at it’s very best.