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Dunstable wins 11 awards at Anglia in Bloom!


Jemma Candy


September 22, 2022


Dunstable are proud to have achieved another Gold at Anglia in Bloom, and ten other awards!

On Wednesday 7 September, Dunstable Town Mayor, Cllr. Liz Jones, Town Council officers and Dunstable in Bloom volunteers attended the Anglia in Bloom awards ceremony at Orsett Hall, Essex.

Dunstable was awarded Gold in the Large Town category, as well as ten other awards:

  • Gold in Cemeteries category
  • Silver Gilt in the Care Home category for Priory View
  • Gold in the Parks category for Priory Gardens
  • Gold in the Pub/restaurant category for The Old Palace Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
  • Silver Gilt in the Parks category for Grove House Gardens
  • Gold in Queen’s Jubilee Display category for Wheelie Fantastic
  • Best Sheltered Housing/Care Home for Priory View
  • Gold in Queen’s Jubilee Display category for the Queen’s Green Canopy tree planting at Mentmore
  • Best Young People’s Project (under 12 years) for the forest garden at St. Augustine’s Academy
  • Sarah Woodruff received recognition with a Mike Ames award for her years of dedication to Dunstable in Bloom

Town Mayor Cllr. Liz Jones said: “The results for this year’s Anglia in Bloom are a true reflection of the collaborative working between the Town Council, Central Bedfordshire Council, Dunstable in Bloom and local organisations and community groups. I am immensely proud of the achievements and the work that has been done.”

Deputy Town Mayor and Chairman of Dunstable Town Council’s Grounds and Environmental Services committee, Cllr. Lisa Bird, said: “I am absolutely thrilled by this year’s Anglia in Bloom results. Following two very challenging years, the coming together of the community to work so hard on projects in our town for Anglia in Bloom, has been well recognised and rewarded. Well done to everyone involved.”

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