That’s champion! More honours for Thornbury in floral challenge

October 27 2017

THORNBURY’S success in the annual South West in Bloom contest has continued, with the town striking gold once again.

THORNBURY’S success in the annual South West in Bloom contest has continued, with the town striking gold once again.

It was awarded a gold medal and the Whitbread Trophy for the best entry in the Champion of Champions class.

An award was also received for the best use of native plants for the wild flowers at Morton Bridge and the bank near the Tesco store.

The haul of prizes also included the Shaugn Creagan Trophy for the best floral pub in the region - the Anchor at Morton - while Tony Sansum and Sue Aitken won the Alf Crouch Memorial Award for outstanding services to South West in Bloom.