Blooming great result for winners

Methlick was Highly Commended in the Medium Community category
Methlick was Highly Commended in the Medium Community category

The winners of the Formartine in Bloom and Beginning to Blossom competitions have been announced.

They were announced at a ceremony on Thursday, September 29 at Meldrum Academy and over 150 people attended.

The Formartine in Bloom winners are as follows:

Small community winner - Auchterless; Runner Up - Collieston; Highly Commended - Birkenhills, Cultercullen, Foveran, Udny Green, Udny Station, Woodhead of Fyvie and Ythanbank.

Medium community winner - Newburgh; Runner Up - Pitmedden; Highly Commended - Cuminestown, Fyvie, Methlick, Rothienorman and Tarves.

Large community winner - Oldmeldrum; Runner Up - Turriff.

Formartine Landscape Team Award for the Most Improved Settlement:

Large settlement winner - Turriff.

Medium settlement winner - Rothienorman.

Small settlement winner - Cultercullen.

Beginning to Blossom school winners are as follows:

Winner and Gold award - Tipperty; Runner Up and Gold award - Udny Green.

Gold awards were also awarded to Auchterless, Daviot, Fintry and Monquhitter.

Silver Gilt awards were awarded to Fyvie and Pitmedden.

Silver awards were given to Arnage, Cultercullen and Newburgh Mathers.

The Judges’ Special award was presented to Udny Green and Arnage won an award for their Flowerpot character and story.