Judges scrutinise town’s blooms

PUBLISHED: 15:00 19 July 2014

Judges, Terry Porter and Penny Skelly from South West in bloom with students from St Peters primary school. Photo by Kyle Baker. Ref exb 0352 KB. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24.

Judges, Terry Porter and Penny Skelly from South West in bloom with students from St Peters primary school. Photo by Kyle Baker. Ref exb 0352 KB. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.sidmouthherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24.

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Budleigh Salterton is crossing its fingers after welcoming back the South West in Bloom judges to the town.

The judges were casting their eye over the town’s blooms, after months of preparation by Budleigh in Bloom volunteers, with help from many others including businesses, allotment holders, and St Peter’s School.

Budleigh in Bloom chairman Bob Wiltshire said: “The judges were very impressed with the quality of the planting. The judges seemed to be very pleased with Budleigh, and we are quietly confident that we will get our gold award back this year.

“If we don’t, it must always be remembered that we are not just doing this for the judges of South West in Bloom – we are doing it for Budleigh.”

The South West in Bloom results will be announced in Trowbridge on September 18.

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