Reighton In Bloom
In 2016 Reighton in Bloom were awarded the coveted "All Muck & Magic" "Best Social Gardeners Award".
At the 2017 awards Reighton in Bloom continued their success by winning the "Best Residential Gardens Award".
You can find out more about the All Muck and Magic Awards here: http://www.allmuckandmagic.btck.co.uk
Queens Platinum Jubilee
Reighton in Bloom have planted a Rowan tree to celebrate this historic event.
On 5th June the tree planting was attended by around 25 local residents who toasted the Queen & sang the National anthem.
Mrs Jean Dawson got proceedings off to a start placing the first spade full in the hole.
A plaque had been gifted by Mrs Karen Hamilton-Smith:- “This tree was planted to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee 2022”
New Rustic Bench Installed
Members of Reighton in Bloom have set up a new rustic bench at the top of Church Hill, Reighton.
The bench has been placed next to the crab apple tree planted in memory of Peter Dawson who died aged 89 last year.
At Christmas each year Peter used to deliver presents to the children of the village helping out Father Christmas.
Pictured below are members of Reighton In Bloom with the new bench.
Reighton in Bloom Committee contact details:
Lesley Paddock - Chairman
Paul Riley - Treasurer and Secretary
Annual Best Kept Garden Competition
Every year there is a Best Kept Garden or garden feature competition in the village with a presentation night held around September. Sheila Johnson from Scarborough Borough Council co-ordinates the night inclusive of a power point presentation.
The 2017 Best Kept Garden Competition was held on 12th October and the winners were:
Best Overall Garden (Pots, Tubs and Features):
Winner: Sid & Janice Carter, St Helens Cottage, St Helen's Lane
Winner: Diana Lawton with 9" 10"
Runner-up: Pat Cross 8' 5"
Special Award for Best Hydrangeas:
Paul Riley, The Paddock
Reighton in Bloom AGMs
The 2017 AGM for Reighton In Bloom was held on 27th April in the Reighton Village Hall at 8.00pm.
The minutes of the meeting can be found here along with copies of previous meeting minutes:
Refreshments are provided at the meetings and all residents are welcome to attend.