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Christmas Fair at the Bandstand

Beach Creative, Herne Bay In Bloom, and Herne Bay Pier Trust have all got together to bring you a fantastic Xmas fair, starting this Saturday 15th December from 11am, at Herne Bay Bandstand. It’s a chance for the residents and visitors of Herne Bay to do something positive this Christmas and enjoy the festive atmosphere too. Bring the kids along …

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Herne Bay triumphs in Britain in Bloom coastal town category

Gardeners were growing for gold in a national competition to find the best blooming places around the country. Herne Bay was the overall winner of the coastal town category in the Britain in Bloom awards, and also harvested a silver gilt medal in the competition. It follows their success in the South and South East in Bloom awards, and they …

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Singing the praises of our unsung heroes

Unsung heroes from the district have been presented with a Lord Mayor’s Award in recognition of their efforts to help other people. The annual Lord Mayor’s Award scheme is now in its 14th year and honours people who go the extra mile to help others. They are nominated by members of the public, and the final judging is made by …

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Results of South & South East in Bloom 2012 Competition

The Herne Bay in Bloom team attended Fareham on 13th September for the presentation of the 2012 South & South East in Bloom Awards.

We were awarded a Silver Gilt award and overall category winner for our main entry in the Large  Coastal Town section.

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Gardening Competition 2012 Results

HERNE BAY IN BLOOM GARDENING COMPETITION 2012 RESULTS CATEGORY 1. PRIVATE FRONT GARDEN under 15sq ͫ 1st Mr Brown 8 Hadleigh Gardens 2nd Mrs J Clack 33 Queensbridge Drive 3rd Mr V Rogers & Ms S Earwaker 10 Hanover Street CATEGORY 2. PRIVATE FRONT GARDEN over 15sq ͫ 1st Mrs C Willis 91 Reculver Road 2nd Mr &Mrs J Foad …

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Giant Picnic 2012 Sunday 26th August 11am – 3pm

Herne Bay in Bloom are very fortunate to have secured funding courtesy of Herne Bay KCC Councillors supplemented by Herne Bay Rotary Club to once again organise this marvellous family event in our regenerated Memorial Park. There will be many FREE activities for all the family provided by 30+ voluntary organisations ranging from creating your own piece of art,playing rounders,singing along with a rock choir, seeing how …

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Carpet Bedding Seafront Diamond Jubilee Display

This delightful display, which was the designed by the winner of the Herne Bay in Bloom gardening competition 2011, Sarah Pugsley aged 11 from Reculver CE School, has now been planted. We are grateful to CCC Streetscene & Outdoor Leisure and Serco for the sponsorship of this project which is in a prominent area seen by many visitors to the town with …

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“B” is for “Blooming Bay” Planting up the Town

This week the town has started to burst into bloom. The Friends of Herne Bay in Bloom work party have been busy taking delivery of plants grown on for them by Meadow Grange Nurseries since the early Spring. They have cleared all the planters in Mortimer Street and planted them with a “red white and blue” theme. In addition they …

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Strode Park Foundation – Planting up Containers for Diamond Jubilee Fete

The Herne Bay in Bloom team were invited to plan the planting for the seven urns in the central fountain area of  the garden  and the three raised beds in the theatre seating area for the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee Fete organised by the Herne and Broomfield Parish Council on 4th June. Members of the Herne Bay in Bloom …

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Beltinge Village Queen’s Avenue corner

A group of volunteers and residents led by Herne Bay in Bloom Friends Co-ordinator Joyce Phillips have recently been hard at work clearing the overgrown corner of Queen’s Avenue / Reculver Road beside The Rising Sun. It has been seeded with an Urban Meadow mix of perennial and annual of flowers plus some other Spring flowering bulbs and some large stones have been placed …

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