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Dursley in Bloom - 2017

Dursley in Bloom 2017

The Dursley in Bloom team have been busy planning and making improvements in time for the 2017 "in Bloom" judging day, scheduled for Thursday 20th July.

There have been a number of new half barrel planters in Parsonage Street and many of the old planters have been replanted and spruced up.

The old planter on Whiteway Hill is being replaced thanks to The Dursey Lions who have provided a replacement and there will be over 40 new hanging baskets being erected in the town over the next few weeks.

Volunteering

The volunteers of Dursley in Bloom meet monthly to discuss plans for the future floral displays in the town. The team encourages local businesses and organisations to become involved in a series of ideas including the Secret Garden behind the Chantry Centre, ideas from Sixth Formers at Rednock School ( as part of their studies) for more hanging baskets in the town and also incorporating support from The Peak Academy students and staff as well as local Cubs and Scouts.

If you wish to help in any way, large or small with future "Dursley in Bloom" projects, please contact Penny Hyde on the email link below.

Dursley In Bloom

Dursley In Bloom

Dursley wins Gold Award in 2016

The Dursley In Bloom committee achieved a Gold Award in the Small Town category in this years' Heart of England competition.

The Heart of England in Bloom Awards were presented on Thursday 15th September 2016 at Aldridge Parish Church Hall and members of the Dursley in Bloom committee were on hand to receive the award. The Town Council was represented by Mayor Neil Grecian.

Les Goodman, President of the Heart of England presenting the award to the members of the committee.

This is a magnificent achievement for the town and the hard work and effort made by the volunteers of the Durley in Bloom team.

Mayor Grecian welcoming the Heart of England Judge at this year's pre-judging coffee and biscuits, held on the Methodist Church. The committee had been busy preparing a display for the judges to show some of the hard work and projects carried out for this years "in Bloom" competition.