– Ryde In Bloom

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.

Monica Whyte

3. Best Hanging Basket/Planter/Tub/Window Box.

AS Lester ‘The Basket Man’

4a. Best Public House/Hotel/Guest House/Restuarant.

The Castle

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).

Lucas Richards

7. Best Community Initiative Involving Young People.

54 St Johns Road

8. Allotment of the Year.

Keith Bloomfield

9.Caravans in Bloom.

Old Mill Holiday Park

10. Schools.

Greenhaven from Greenmount Primary School.

Special Awards

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.




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