Guest house wins floral competition

The Walls Guest House has won the inaugural Berwick floral competition.

Friday, 26th August 2016, 8:22 am
Winners of the inaugural Berwick floral contest.

Other winners were: Queens Head, Sandgate (Café/Restaurant); Maguires Bar, Ord House, (Licensed Premises); The Retreat (Shop); and The Walls Guest House, (Accommodation Provider).

Runners-up were: Fantoosh (Café /Restaurant); Berwick Holiday Park (Accommodation Provider); and the Sewing Room (Shop).

The contest was organised by Berwick Town Council in conjunction with Berwick in Bloom. Cllr Alex Gibson donated a cup for the winner.

Mayor Ivor Dixon, a member of the judging panel, said: “There were some lovely flowers on show and I thoroughly enjoyed my trip around the town.

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“I’m no expert but it was clear that participants had put in a lot of time on their floral displays. It was very difficult to choose the winners.”

He also thanked Berwick in Bloom and, in particular, Bernard and Margaret Shaw for their help in making the competition a success.