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Wales in Bloom 2023 Results

Wales in Bloom Main Category Results 2023 (Category winners in bold)

1     City    Wrexham County Borough Council    GOLD
3    Large Town    Colwyn Bay    GOLD
3    Large Town    Prestatyn in Bloom    GOLD
3     Large Town    Caerffili in Bloom / Caerffili yn ei Blodau    SILVER GILT
4    Town    Abergavenny Town Council    GOLD
4    Town    Denbigh in Bloom/Dinbych yn Blodeuo    GOLD
4    Town    Holywell Town Council    SILVER GILT
5    Small Town    Conwy in Bloom    SILVER GILT
5    Small Town    Ystrad Mynach - Gelligaer Community Council    SILVER GILT
6    Large Village    Holt Community Gardeners    GOLD
6    Large Village    Saundersfoot in Bloom    GOLD
6    Large Village    Usk in Bloom    GOLD
7    Village    The Old Hamlet of Llanmartin    GOLD
7    Village     Llanwrtyd Wells    SILVER GILT
9    Urban Community    Brackla Community Council    SILVER GILT
11    Coastal over 12,000    Llandudno in Bloom    GOLD
12a    Hotels, Pub, Guest Houses - Frontage    Giltar Hotel    GOLD
12a    Hotels, Pub, Guest Houses - Frontage    Atlantic Hotel    GOLD
12b    Hotels, Pub, Guest Houses -  Front & Grounds    Bryn Guest House    GOLD
12b    Hotels, Pub, Guest Houses - Front & Grounds    Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel    GOLD
13a under 100    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Rhinog Park    GOLD
13a under 100    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Maenan Abbey Caravan Park    GOLD
13a under 100    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Green Pastures Caravan Park    GOLD
13a under 100    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Bryndu Caravan and Camping     GOLD

13b    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Tree Tops Caravan Park GOLD   
13b     Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Ocean Heights Caravan Park    GOLD
13b    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Dinlle Caravan Park    GOLD
13b    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    The Beach Caravan Park    GOLD
13b    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Craiglwyd Hall Caravan Park     GOLD
13b    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Lyons Woodlands Hall Holiday Park    SILVER GILT
13b    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Lyons Lido Beach Holiday Park    SILVER GILT
13b    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Lyons Eryl Hall Holiday Park    SILVER
13b    Caravans, camping, holiday homes    Lyons Robin Hood Holiday Park    SILVER
16    Health & Social Care Establishments    Hengoed Court/Park Care Home    GOLD
17a    Allotments under 10    Friends of Morgan Jones Park Community Allotments, Caerphilly    SILVER GILT
17a    Allotments under 10    Newport Mind Allotment    SILVER GILT
17b    Allotments over 10    Badgers Brook Allotments CIO    GO
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School Garden Awards 2023
1st place: Cila Primary School
2nd place: Our Lady and Saint Michael's RC Primary School
3rd place: Ysgol Bodnant    

 

WALES IN BLOOM 
RHS `It’s Your Neighbourhood’ Results 2023

Level 2 - Improving 
Pensarn & Belgrano in Bloom – Abergele
Tenby Connects – Tenby
Old Chapel Café, Garden Gang – Saltney
Good Friendship Community Group / St. Davids Church – Merthyr
Bargoed Town Council – Bargoed

Level 3 - Advancing 
7 Corners – Abergavenny
Aber Valley Community Allotment – Caerphilly
Our Museum Garden / Gardd Ein Hamgueddfa, National Museum of Wales - Cardiff
Friends of Prestatyn Coronation Gardens – Prestatyn
Trelawynyd Tots – Trelawynyd
Grow for Talgarth - Talgarth
Get Top Park Buzzing – Llandudno Junction

Level 4 – Thriving
Penrhyn Bay Community Library Group – Penrhyn Bay
Friends of Haulfre Gardens – Llandudno
Llandudno Museum & Adferiad Garden Group – Llandudno
Hughie Hughes Gardens - Wrexham
Friends of Morgan Jones Park Community Allotments – Caerphilly
St Andrew’s Community Garden - Caerphilly
Castle View Community Group – Caerphilly
Caerphilly & Aber Valley Ministry Area, St Martin’s Church - Caerphilly
Caerphilly Railway Station U3A Gardening Group  - Caerphilly
Newport MIND Allotment Group - Newport
Tabernacle Through Time - Pembroke
Victoria Street Raised Bed  - Abergavenny
Good Friendship Community Group / Engine House Dowlais - Merthyr
Erw Dewi / Dewi’s Acre, St. David’s Community Garden  - Haverdfordwest
IEC Incredible Edible Colwyn – Colwyn Bay
Holy Trinity Troughs Team - Llandudnoo
Friends of Penrhynside – Llandudno
Clwb Bowlio Rhuddlan – Rhuddlan
Trelawynyd Community Association – Trelawynyd
Holt Community Gardeners – The Cross - Wrexham
Friends of the Ffrith – Prestatyn

Level 5 - Outstanding
Friends of West Shore – Llandudno
Friends of Happy Valley - Llandudno 
Friends of Queen's Park – Llandudno
Friends of St. Tudno's Church - Llandudno
Friends of Prince’s Green – Llandudno
Vadre Bowling Club - Deganwy
Friends of Prestatyn Railway Station – Prestatyn
Holt Community Gardeners - Allotments – Holt
Holt Community Gardeners – Holt Village Entrance/Holt Copse - Holt
Rhuddlan Nature Reserve – Rhuddlan
Rhuddlan Allotment Society – Rhuddlan
Sirhowy Hill Woodlands – Tredegar
Cowbridge Physic Garden Trust Ltd - Cowbridge
Caerphilly Miners’ Centre for the Community – Caerphilly
Friends of Bailey Park – Abergavenny
Knighton & District Community Centre – Knighton
Llanwrtyd in Bloom (Dolwen Field) – Llanwrtyd Wells
The Old Hamlet of Llanmartin – Newport
Glanwydden & Valley Community Trust – Llandudno Junction
Friends of Eirias Park – Berllan Eirias – Colwyn Bay
The Growing Garden & Incredible Edible – Old Colwyn

RHS `It’s Your Neighbourhood’ 
National Certificates of Distinction 2023

Rhuddlan Nature Reserve (Denbighshire)

Holt Community Gardeners (Holt)

Caerphilly Miner's Centre for the Community (Caerphilly)

Sirhowy Hill Woodlands (Tredegar)

Wales in Bloom Discretionary Awards 2023 

 

Jim Goodwin Young Person Award 2023
Joe Scarratt - Glanwydden & Valley Community Trust, Llandudno Junction


John Woods Environmental Award 2023
Andy Clark – Rhinog Park, Dyffryn Ardudwy

Norman Stewart Award 2023
Thornley Leisure Parks

Best Front Garden 2023
Property in Usk

Wales in Bloom Community Champion Awards 2023
Lisa Lewis - Badgers Brook Allotment - Brackla
Kevin Whitehead - Rhosnesni High School – Wrexham
Tim Williams - Hengoed Court/Park Care Home - Swansea
Susy Arnold - Sirhowy Hill Woodlands - Tredegar
Judy Huxley - Temple Bar - Denbigh
Tony Konieczny - Abergavenny in Bloom - Abergavenny

 

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Wales in Bloom 2022 Results

 

MAIN CAMPAIGN CATEGORIES​

 

Category 3 – Large Town

Colwyn Bay                        Gold              Category Winner

Prestatyn in Bloom            Gold              

 

Category 4 - Town

Denbigh in Bloom / Dinbych yn Blodeu   Gold    Category Winner

Abergavenny in Bloom                              Gold  

Blodau Ystradgynlais                                 Gold

Holywell Town Council                              Silver Gilt     

 

Category 5 – Small Town

Ystrad Mynach – Gelligaer Community Council               Silver Gilt

Category winner

 

Category 6 – Large Village

Grow for Talgarth                     Gold               Joint Category Winner

Usk in Bloom                            Gold               Joint Category Winner

 

Category 7 - Village

Mathern, Mounton & Pwllmeyric Villages in Bloom       Gold

Category winner

Llanwrtyd Wells                                                            Silver Gilt

                                   

Category 9 – Urban Community

Brackla Community Council           Silver Gilt     Category Winner

 

Category 11 – Coastal (12,001and above)

Llandudno in Bloom                        Gold           Category Winner

 

Category 12a – Hotels, Guest Houses, Public Houses  & Restaurants (Frontage only)

Atlantic Hotel                                 Gold               Category Winner

Giltar Hotel                                     Gold              

 

Category 12b - Hotels, Guest Houses, Public Houses & Restaurants (Frontage & Grounds)

Bodelwyddan Castle                  Gold           Category Winer

Bryn Guest House                      Gold                 

 

Category 13a – Caravans Static or Touring, Camping & Holiday Home Sites (Under 100 Units)

Maenan Abbey Caravan Park                Gold   Category Winner

Ocean Heights Caravan Park                 Gold

Green Pastures Caravan Park                Silver Gilt

Wern Park Caravan Park                         Silver

Category 13b – Caravans, Static or Touring, Camping & Holiday Home Sites (Over 100 Units)

Tree Tops Caravan Park       Gold           Category Winner

Craiglwyd Hall Caravan Park                   Gold  

The Beach Caravan Park                         Gold

Dinlle Caravan Park                                  Gold

 

Category 14 – City and Town Centre

Caerffili in Bloom/Caerffili yn ei Blodau      Gold      Category Winner

 

Category 16 – Health & Social Care Establishments

Homeforge House                                        Gold      Category winner

Hengoed Care                                              Gold                     

 

Category 17a  Allotments (10 Plots and Under)

Dwygyfylchi Community Allotment           Silver Gilt  Category winner

Newport MIND                                            Silver Gilt

Sessions House                                          Silver Gilt

Friends of Morgan Jones Park Community Allotments     Silver      

                                                           

Category 17b – Allotments (Over 10 Plots)

Badger Brook Allotment                   Gold         Category Winner

 

School Garden

1st place: Cila Primary School

2nd place: Our Lady and Saint Michael's RC Primary School

3rd place: Ysgol Bodnant

 

Best Front Garden                                             Property in Usk

 

Norman Stewart Award                    

Rosemary Hayes (Saundersfoot)                       Joint Award Winner

Holt Community Gardeners (Holt)                     Joint Award Winner

 

New Discretionary Awards 2022

Jim Goodwin Young Person Award                 Ben Jones

John Woods Environmental Award                  Bill McMillan

 

Community Champion Certificates 2022

Mr Eric Williams - Wolfscastle

Mrs Gwenda Williams-  Wolfscastle

Mr Malcolm Nicolls - Homeforge House, Monmouth

Mr Simon Rowlands -  Giltar Hotel, Tenby

Mr Gary Elward – Cae Rowland Community Partnership, Swansea

 

`It’s Your Neighbourhood’ 2022 Results

 

Overall It’s Your Neighbourhood 2022

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Wales in Bloom were proud to present:

It’s Your Neighbourhood – National Certificate of Distinction – Rhuddlan Nature Reserve

 

Level 5 - Outstanding

Friends of West Shore – Llandudno

Friends of Happy Valley - Llandudno

Friends of Queen's Park – Llandudno

Friends of St. Tudno's Church – Llandudno

Friends of Prince’s Green – Llandudno

Vadre Bowling Club - Deganwy

Friends of Prestatyn Railway Station – Prestatyn

Holt Community Gardeners – Holt

Rhuddlan Nature Reserve – Rhuddlan

Rhuddlan Allotment Society – Rhuddlan

Newport MIND Allotment Group – Newport

Cowbridge Physic Garden Trust Ltd – Cowbridge

Cae Rowland Community Partnership – Swansea

Sirhowy Hill Woodlands – Tredegar 

 

Level 4 - Thriving

Penrhyn Bay Community Library Group – Penrhyn Bay

Friends of Haulfre Gardens – Llandudno

Llandudno Museum & Cais Garden Group – Llandudno

Hughie Hughes Gardens - Wrexham

Friends of Morgan Jones Park Community Allotments – Caerphilly

St Andrew’s Community Gardening Group - Caerphilly

Castle View Community Group – Caerphilly

St Martin’s Green Gardening Group – Caerphilly

Knighton Community Centre – Knighton

Tŷ Hafan Children’s Hospice Volunteer Gardeners - Cardiff

Resource CIC – Cai Dai Trust - Denbigh

Glanwydden and Valley Community Trust - Glanwydden 

 

Level 3 - Advancing

Holy Trinity Troughs Team – Llandudno

St. George’s Churchyard Group – Llandudno

Incredible Edible Colwyn – Colwyn Bay

St Oswalds Community Garden – Pembroke

Tabernacle Garden Through Time – Pembroke

Erw Dewi / Dewi's Acre - St. Davids Community Garden

Our Museum Garden – Cardiff

Friends of Prestatyn Coronation Gardens – Prestatyn

Trelawynyd WI – The Ladybirds – Trelawynyd

Trelawynyd Community Association - Trelawynyd

Clwb Bowlio Rhuddlan – Rhuddlan

 

Level 2 - Improving

Abergele, Towyn & Pensarn Wales in Bloom – Abergele

Dear all,

 

How to get involved ….

 

Wales in Bloom Committee Members / Judges / `It’s Your Neighbourhood’ Assessors for Wales in Bloom 2020 / Sponsorship for Categories

 

Here at Wales in Bloom we are continually committed to our `Bloom Campaign’ and to finding people with the enthusiasm, passion and devotion we have to drive the campaign throughout Wales on a National level.

 

We are a voluntary organisation and if you think you would like to get involved, have some time to commit to make a real difference to communities and `Help Communities Grow’ we would love to hear from you.

 

Please send your details to us if you are interested in joining our `Wales in Bloom’ family.

e-mail campaign@walesinbloom.org

 

We are also continually seeking `sponsorship’ for our `Wales in Bloom’ Categories – if you know of any organisations who may be interested in sponsoring one of our Categories, please ask them to contact us.

 

We thank you for your continued support and look forward to hearing from you.

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