Workington wins gold in Cumbria in Bloom awards

Workington wins gold in Cumbria in Bloom awards

We won! Well done Workington!
This morning we were awarded a GOLD for Workington in the Cumbria in Bloom awards ceremony!
Workington also won the Cavendish Trophy for Biodiversity & Woodland Copse.
We are over the moon and extend a huge thank you to everyone in the community who helped us win. There were also well deserved awards given out to our local community groups which all do amazing work and we couldn’t do it without them!
Award winners were as follows:

Cumbria in Bloom Pride in Your Community Large Town Award
Workington – Gold

Winner of the Cavendish Trophy
Biodiversity & Woodland Copse Special Award - Workington

RHS Its Your Neighbourhood Awards
Friends of Siddick Ponds – Outstanding
Friends of Harrington Nature Reserve – Outstanding
South Workington Youth Partnership – Thriving

Cumbria in Bloom Tourism Category
Galloping Horse, Harrington – Silver Gilt

Cumbria in Bloom Biodiversity Category
Workington - Gold
Friends of Siddick Ponds – Gold
Friends of Harrington Nature Reserve – Silver Gilt

Cumbria in Bloom Woodland Copse Category
Workington – Gold
Friends of Siddick Ponds – Gold
Friends of Harrington Nature Reserve – Silver Gilt

Cumbria in Bloom Community Champion
Angela Good – South Workington Youth Partnership

A spokesperson for the Council said ‘we are absolutely delighted to win gold in Workington in the large town category and also be presented with the Cavendish trophy for biodiversity and woodland copse. All our community groups and everyone in Workington has worked so hard to keep things going despite the difficulties the pandemic has thrown at them. Well done Workington, you have done us proud’.
Thank you everyone.