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Dunstable wins at Britain in Bloom 2022!


Jemma Candy


October 10, 2022


Dunstable wins Category Winner of the Large Town Category and receives a Gold medal in the 2022 RHS Britain in Bloom competition!

The Town Mayor of Dunstable, Cllr Liz Jones, attended the Britain in Bloom awards ceremony in London today, Monday 10 October, to collect two awards behalf of the town: a Gold medal and a Category Winner award in the Large Town category!

The award ceremony for all UK Britain in Bloom finalists was held at the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society’s Lindley Hall. The Mayor was accompanied by members of Dunstable in Bloom including the Chairman Hugh Garrod, Sarah Woodruff, Jana Veyres and Sharon Warboys.

The Mayor and the Chairman of Dunstable in Bloom were presented with the Gold medal and Overall Winner award by celebrity gardener and garden writer Rachel de Thame.

The Mayor of Dunstable, Cllr. Liz Jones said: “It was an honour to represent Dunstable at the award ceremony and we are delighted to have achieved Gold standard in recognition of all the hard work that goes into making our town an attractive place in which to live, work and visit. This is a fantastic recognition of our community and our many partner organisations pulling together to improve our local environment. It was an honour for Dunstable to represent the Anglia region in the UK Britain in Bloom Finals and I think we have done our region proud!”

The Chairman of Dunstable in Bloom, Hugh Garrod added: “We established Dunstable in Bloom in 2010 with the hope that one day we would be able to participate in the Britain in Bloom finals to showcase all the wonderful work that goes on in our town. I am very proud of what we have achieved together, over many years, and todays awards are something that the whole town can celebrate.”

You can read more about our campaign and the judging route below…

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