Gardening awards for Weston volunteers

PUBLISHED: 12:30 04 December 2017

Bournville's Growing Together group won top prize for their work.

Bournville's Growing Together group won top prize for their work.


Four Weston gardening groups took home prizes at this year’s It’s Your Neighbourhood awards.

The event was held at the Blakehay Theatre, in Wadham Street, and brought together Weston’s green fingered volunteers who give up many hours to develop and maintain vibrant community gardens, allotments and wildlife spaces.

The Bournville estate project Growing Together earned an outstanding award for their community allotment and the chocolate garden.

The group meet weekly to develop and maintain the two green spaces.

Elsewhere, Windwhistle and Bournville Primary schools also picked up awards for their productive growing plots, and Rectors Way also scooped a prize.

For more information on the Growing Together project, please contact Matt at

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