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Enthusiastic gardeners came together for the Shanklin in Bloom presentation evening on Tuesday (10th September).

The ceremony was held at the town’s Royal British Legion club where Mayor Steve Knight presented garden vouchers and certificates to the prize winners.

The committee was very pleased with the number and standard of entries this year with Shanklin Town Council, Stella Janeway, Carpets Direct, Shanklin Library and the Royal British Legion thanked for their support. Special thanks went to the judges for their continued support.

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This year’s competition was sponsored by Shanklin Town Council and Busy Bee Garden Centre.

The Busy Bee trophies were awarded to Haven Hall Hotel and Mr & Mrs Smallman. The committee trophy was awarded to Columbus House.

Shanklin in Bloom Winners 2019

Front Gardens
1st – 11 Victoria Avenue
2nd – 15 Littlestairs Road
3rd – 13 Steephill Road
Highly Commended – 20 St Martins Avenue

Small Front Gardens
1st – 1 Prospect Mews
2nd – 1 Chantry Court
3rd – 16 St Boniface Cliff Road

Pots, Tubs etc.
1st – 8 St Boniface Cliff Road
2nd – 17a Victoria Avenue

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1st – Haven Hall
2nd – Malton House

Guest Houses
1st – The Clifton
2nd – The Appley
3rd – Palmerston Grange

Pubs, Clubs & Cafes
1st – Shanklin Conservative Club
2nd – Shanklin Bowling Club
3rd – The Royal British Legion

Schools, Churches, Youth & Community Groups
1st – Age Concern Shanklin
2nd – Shanklin Voluntary Youth & Community Centre
3rd – Green Towns Shanklin

Care Homes & Condominiums
1st – Columbus House
2nd – Rychris Court
3rd – Craigmore Court

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