The Annual Anglia in Bloom awards ceremony on September 14th. 2017


Best small town: Overall: Frinton-on-sea. Gold: Downham Market, Halesworth. Silver Gilt: South Wootton, Holt
Best town: Halstead. Silver Gilt: Swaffham. Certificate of achievement: Attleborough
Best large town: Bury St Edmunds. Gold: King’s Lynn, Wisbech
Best city: Norwich.
Best urban community: Waterlees (Wisbech)
Best coastal: Hunstanton. Gold: Great Yarmouth. Silver Gilt: Lowestoft
Best business improvement district: Norwich BID
Best historic and heritage parks: Wrest Park and Garden
Best large park: Eaton Park, Norwich. Gold: Abbey Gardens, Nowton Park, both Bury St Edmunds
Best medium park: Halstead public gardens. Silver: Halesworth Town Park
Best small park: Nicholas Everitt Park, Lowestoft. Gold: St Peter’s Gardens, Wisbech. Silver gilt: Jenny Lind Park, Norwich, Kensington Gardens, Lowestoft
Best small cemeteries: Old Linslade Cemetery. Silver gilt: Wisbech General Cemetery. Silver: Halesworth Closed Cemetery, Holt Cemetery
Best large cemetery: Dunstable
Best churchyard: Holy Trinity Churchyard, Rayleigh. Gold: Roman Catholic Cathedral, Norwich, Filby All Saints, Churchyard. Silver gilt:
St Stephen’s Churchyard, Norwich.
Best crematorium: Fenland. Silver gilt: Great Yarmouth
Best woodland: Danby Woods, Norwich
Best pub: Adam and Eve, Norwich. Gold, The Whalebone, Norwich. Silver: Live and Let Live, Downham Market.
Best Hotel: Georgian Town House Norwich. Silver gilt: The Assembly House, Norwich, Gunton Hall Hotel, Lowestoft, The Golden Lion, Hunstanton, Corton Coastal Village Hotel. Silver: Brook Hotel, Norwich
Best restaurant: Filby Bridge Restuarant. Silver gilt: The Assembly House, Norwich
Best new entry: Woburn
Most consistently improved: Coggeshall
The Mike Ames Award: Jo and Reg Chiddock (Norwich), Adrian Thompson (Filby), Jon Attoe (Norwich)
Special award for a conservation project: Filby School Clay Pits Project
Special award for environmental qualities: Bury St Edmunds
Special award for a garden for special needs: Escape Project, Swaffham
Special award for industrial and commercial area: Merrivale Model Village, Great Yarmouth
Special award for public open spaces: Eaton Park, Norwich
Special award for a young person’s project: Meadow Gate School, Wisbech

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