Barnstaple awards its blooming best

BARNSTAPLE in Bloom has celebrated and honoured the town s best floral efforts at a special presentation evening. Pubs, shops, caf� s, schools, hotels and factories were all recognised for doing their bit to help Barnstaple look its blooming best. List o

BARNSTAPLE in Bloom has celebrated and honoured the town's best floral efforts at a special presentation evening.

Pubs, shops, caf�'s, schools, hotels and factories were all recognised for doing their bit to help Barnstaple look its blooming best.

List of this year's winners in full:

Children's Art Competition winners:


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Years 1 & 2: 1st - Alannah Grice, Sticklepath Primary School; 2nd - Kiah Beveridge, Our Lady's School; 3rd - Olivia Skinner, Newport Community School

Years 3 & 4: 1st - Ellie Aguera Villalobos, Yeo Valley School; 2nd - Miriam Eskandar, Our Lady's School; 3rd - Niha Arain, Yeo Valley School

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Years 5 & 6: 1st - Tahsina Chowdhury, Yeo Valley School; 2nd - Kane Adams, Yeo Valley School; 3rd - Karl Found, Yeo Valley School

Best School Garden: 1st - Pilton Infant School; 2nd - Sticklepath Primary School; 3rd - Yeo Valley School

Best Large Retailer: 1st - Banburys; 2nd - Green Lanes; 3rd Ireland's Motor Cycles

Best Commercial Premises: 1st - Simpkins Edwards; 2nd - Stevens & Willey; 3rd - Careers South West Ltd

Best Public House: 1st - The Olive Branch; 2nd - Inn on the Square; 3rd - The Panniers

Best Industrial Premises: Actavis UK Ltd

Best Coffee Shop/Restaurant: 1st - 62 The Bank; 2nd - Lilico's; 3rd - Boston Tea Party

Best Hotel: 1st - Park Hotel; 2nd - Imperial Hotel; 3rd - Royal & Fortescue

Best Guest House: 1st - Mount Sandford - Sheila White; 2nd - Herton Guest House

Best Small Retailer: 1st - Jill's Hair Design; 2nd - Le Sport

Best Container/Patio Garden: 1st - Mr & Mrs G Reece; 2nd - Mr Freeman; 3rd - Mr & Mrs Norman

Best Rear Garden: 1st - Mr & Mrs Yeo; 2nd - Mr J Housden; 3rd - Mr C Wilkins

Best Front Garden: 1st - Mr & Mrs Yeo; 2nd - Mrs J Walton; 3rd - Mr C Dibble

Best Community Garden: 1st - Lower Almshouses, Pilton; 2nd - Barum Court; 3rd - Penrose Allotments

Best Young Gardener: 1st - Claire Lewis; 2nd - Robin Tanner

Best New Business Winner: Lilico's

Best Street: Gammon Walk

Best Senior Citizen Garden: Mr & Mrs Reece

Best New Garden Entry: Mr C Wilkins

Best Youth Contribution: Young Offenders' Team

Best Contribution to Barnstaple in Bloom: Silver Hills

Commendation for services to Barnstaple in Bloom: Sharon Snell; Pathfield School

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