Gardeners win council award

nrhn 050913 neighnews'Ripley Town Council Garden of the Year competition winners.'From left: Ripley town mayor Cllr Alwyn Bridge, Mr Hawkins, Ms D Wood and deputy mayor Cllr Roland Emmas-Williams.
nrhn 050913 neighnews'Ripley Town Council Garden of the Year competition winners.'From left: Ripley town mayor Cllr Alwyn Bridge, Mr Hawkins, Ms D Wood and deputy mayor Cllr Roland Emmas-Williams.

The winners of this year’s Ripley Town Council Best Kept Garden and Best Kept Allotment competition were announced after some excellent displays were judged.

The event, supported by the Co-op, saw Ripley town mayor Cllr Alwyn Bridge, deputy mayor Cllr Roland Emmas-Williams and judge Chris Beal, decide from a host of wonderful entrants. The Best Kept Garden winners were Ms D Wood and Mr D Hawkins of Manvers Street and the Best Kept Allotment winner Mr Keables from Nuttalls Park Allotments. There will be a presentation of prizes on September 17 in the council chamber in the old town hall at 7pm, at the start of the Ripley Town Council monthly meeting.