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Haworth gets Gold in Yorkshire in Bloom


Haworth Village got Gold at the Yorkshire in Bloom awards today, and for the 3rd year running Haworth Primary School Gardening Club have won the Yorkshire Television's Sir Richard Graham Youth Enterprise Award.

Mike Hutchinson chair of Haworth in Bloom said; I am dead chuffed and so proud of the village, a big thanks to all the people who have helped out and put so much effort in.

Judges comments:
HAWORTH - GOLD
Haworth is a vibrant tourist town with an active community across the ages. The town contains a number of attractive features and being an older town many of the households do not have gardens and rely on pots and baskets to provide floral decoration in profusion.

SECTION A FLORAL DISPLAYS
The judges were particularly impressed by:
1. The enthusiasm of all concerned.
2. The high level of involvement of all parts of the community.
4. The level of involvement of young people.
Areas suggested for future development
1. Further redevelopment of Haworth Central Park
2. Further work on the allotment site.
4. Encouragement of young people in the 16 to 20 s age group.

SECTION B PERMANENT LANDSCAPING INCLUDING SHRUBS
The judges were particularly impressed by:
1. The new planting in Haworth Central Park.
2. The redevelopment project in Central Park
3. The Bronte Parsonage Museum gardens.
4. The work put in by Haworth Primary school Gardening Club.
Areas suggested for future development
1. Further redevelopment of Central Park.
2. Additional tree planting where possible.
4. Further development of open area of Haworth Primary school.

SECTION C LOCAL AGENDA 21 AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
The judges were particularly impressed by:
1. The Primary school Gardening Club being peat, pesticide and herbicide free.
2. Ebor Lane Nature Reserve.
Areas suggested for future development
1. No compost recycling was noted.
2. The wild flower area at the primary school could be improved.

SECTION D LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
The judges were particularly impressed by:
1. The flyposting for Yorkshire in Bloom but and absence of all other fly posting, litter, graffiti etc.
Areas suggested for future development
1. Additional weed removal on public highways.

SECTION E PUBLIC AWARENESS
The judges were particularly impressed by:
1. The number of posters advertising Yorkshire in Bloom.
2. The total involvement of the whole community.
Areas suggested for future development
1. More of the same.

About Haworth in Bloom here...
About Haworth Primary School Gardening Club here...
About Haworth Park here...
About Friends of Haworth Park here...
Yorkshire in Bloom website www.yorkshireinbloom.co.uk (opens in a new window)



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