GALLERY: Anglia in Bloom judges tour Fenland to inspect floral displays

Anglia in Bloom, Judging in Chatteris. Left: Julia Rackowe, Richard Cross, Hazel Law, Andy Brown, Su

Anglia in Bloom, Judging in Chatteris. Left: Julia Rackowe, Richard Cross, Hazel Law, Andy Brown, Sue Ellam-Fowler, and Cllr Pete Murphy. - Credit: Archant

JUDGES from Anglia in Bloom were touring the district this week, checking out the glorious floral displays in public spaces in towns and villages around Fenland.

Anglia in Bloom, Judging in Chatteris. John Keane from Chatteris in Bloom.

Anglia in Bloom, Judging in Chatteris. John Keane from Chatteris in Bloom. - Credit: Archant

Whittlesey was the first town to come under scrutiny, when judges visited Sir Harry Smith Community College and Alderman Jacobs primary school as part of their tour on Monday.

Anglia in Bloom, Judging in Chatteris. Judges Hazel Law and Julia Rackowe marking the display.

Anglia in Bloom, Judging in Chatteris. Judges Hazel Law and Julia Rackowe marking the display. - Credit: Archant

On Tuesday it was the turn of Chatteris, Benwick and Parson Drove. In Chatteris the judges admired the stunning floral displays at the war memorial outside St Peter and St Paul's Church, as well as taking a look at the wild flower meadow and some colourful hanging baskets.

March and Wisbech will be judged on July 22, with the judges returning to Waterlees in Wisbech on July 23.

This year's competition includes a new parks category, with the district's entries being judged on August 6. Parks that are due to be inspected are St Peter's Church gardens in Wisbech and Wisbech Park; St Peter and St Paul's Church gardens in Chatteris; West End Park in March; and the Memorial Gardens at Whittlesey.


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The Anglia in Bloom region covers the six eastern counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

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