Tag: Yorkshire in Bloom

Middleton Railway strikes Gold at Yorkshire In Bloom

Middleton Railway was amongst the groups from South Leeds receiving awards at the RHS Yorkshire In Bloom ceremony at York Racecourse on Tuesday (11 September 2018). The railway was awarded a Gold Award in the “Tourist Attraction” category. The judge said the floral displays on the Moor Road station platform

Green fingered youngsters celebrated in this year’s Leeds in Bloom awards

Green fingered youngsters from across the city were invited to a celebration at Leeds Civic Hall this month as part of the annual Leeds in Bloom Awards. Six winners of the ‘Design a Flowerbed’ categories and two winners of the ‘Design an Edible Flowerbed’ categories received recognition and prizes for

Prince’s Trust Team return to Beeston

The Prince’s Trust Team Programme is a 12 week personal development programme, offering work experience, qualifications, practical skills, community projects and a residential week.  The Team members undertake their community project on weeks 5 and 6 of the programme and this helps them to prepare for their work placements on

Beeston Chip Shop scoops Yorkshire in Bloom awards

  In their first year of entering, Park Fisheries on Beeston Road have won two awards at the Yorkshire in Bloom annual awards. Park Fisheries won a Silver Gilt Rose Award in the Business Premises (Large) category and also the Commercial award. They were up against firms such Sheffield Forgemasters

Success for Beeston and Holbeck in Bloom groups!

South Leeds is looking ‘Blooming’ good! Both Beeston in Bloom and Holbeck in Bloom groups have scored success in the annual Yorkshire in Bloom competition, with Beeston netting a silver gilt and Holbeck a silver award. The annual competition aims to foster community pride and encourage people to get planting and

Slideshow: Holbeck in Bloom’s summer basket planting

Holbeck’s going to look blooming great this summer – thanks to the efforts of local volunteers. Local resident Ian Pickup took these photographs of Holbeck in Bloom planting summer baskets with Holbeck Christian Fellowship at St Matthew’s Community Centre. Holbeck, along with Beeston, will be entering the summer Yorkshire in

Holbeck prepares for ‘In Bloom’ judges with hard graft

A team of willing local volunteers including three ward councillors – Angela Gabriel, Adam Ogilvie and John Hardy – worked together to plant and hang spring baskets in Holbeck. Twelve floral hanging baskets were placed on the outer walls of St Matthew’s Community Centre. This work was in preparation for this