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Since  Ilfracombe in Bloom began in 1987 we have entered South West in Bloom

 most years and will again for 2016 along with some ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ award entries.


2013 South West in Bloom - The Nellie Sargent Cup - Silver Gilt  Award


Hele in their first entry as a ‘small village’ received a Gold Pennant award and also shared the Vic Verrier cup for the best new entry with Paulton. Ilfracombe C of E Junior School won the  Viridor School Composting Award.


2014 South West in Bloom - The Nellie Sargent Cup - Gold Award

To his surprise and delight Ivan Francis received one of the Community Champion Awards



2015 South West in Bloom - The Sargent Cup - Gold Award


South West in Bloom Village Pennant Awards

Berrynarbor in Bloom – Gold  Hele Community Group – Silver Gilt

It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards

 Ilfracombe Holy Trinity Graveyard Group, Laston Community Garden & Montpelier Field Group ‘Developing’

Cow Green Community Garden & St Philip & St James Church ‘Thriving’. Community Resources ‘Outstanding’

South West in Bloom – Discretionary Awards The Barry Cruse Trophy for the best web site




2012 South West in Bloom - Sargent Cup - Gold Award


2011 South West in Bloom - Sargent Cup - Gold Award

2010 South West in Bloom - Sargent Cup - Silver Gilt

Community Resources (Devon) CIC won the Gordon Ford Trophy

2009 South West in Bloom – Sargent Cup - Silver Gilt


2008 South West in Bloom – Sargent Cup - Silver Gilt


2007 South West in Bloom – Preece Cup – Gold & the Cup


2006 South West in Bloom – Preece Cup – Gold & the Cup


2005 South West in Bloom – Preece Cup - Gold Award