Britain in Bloom

National Britain in Bloom nomination for Rawtenstall and Civic Pride Rossendale after 2022 success

Published on February 20, 2023 at 10:11 am



line of civic pride volunteers with their winning trophy

AFTER scooping Gold with its first-time Britain in Bloom entry – Rawtenstall has been picked to represent the North West in the 2023 national competition.

Volunteer-led Civic Pride Rossendale coordinated last year’s entry and engaged hundreds of people from the community to back its plans – everyone from nursery age to 90.

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Rawtenstall takes gold at RHS North West Britain in Bloom 

Published on October 24, 2022 at 4:25 pm

Britain Bloom Gold certificate

After months of waiting Civic Pride Rossendale have been awarded Gold at the Royal Horticultural North West Britain in Bloom event.  

The event, which was held at Bolton Football ground, was held over 3 days due to the number of applications from across the North West.  

Three of the gardens in the “It’s your Neighbourhood” category were successful on the first day – The Gyro (roundabout) and Library gardens (Sparrow Park) achieved the highest award of Outstanding and the peaceful plot wildlife garden in the Cemetery received an Advanced award  

The second day saw Rawtenstall beat off competition from 11 other entries in the Large Town category to scoop the Gold.

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