Northumbria in Bloom began in 1964 as one of the founder regions of the national Britain in Bloom competition. The Northumbria region is the area from Berwick in the north to Cleveland in the south and Greenhead in the west. The purpose of the competition was, and still is, to bring cheer to the country through community gardening. The judges, all volunteers, come from a variety of horticultural backgrounds. Northumbria in Bloom is a registered charity, administered by a board of trustees. We hope you enjoy your tour of our website, and that your community will join in the popular Bloom competition and campaigns. Eileen Burn, Chairman, Northumbria in Bloom. … [Read more]
BRITAIN IN BLOOM RESULTS 2016
Britain in Bloom 2016 saw a clean sweep for all three Northumbria in Bloom entries when Bellingham (village), Corbridge (town) and Durham (Champion of Champions) all won Gold Awards. Corbridge also won a Discretionary Award for overcoming adversity in the way the community tackled the devastating effects of the winter floods.
Look here for photos of the winning entries.
Well done everyone!
November 2 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
To view and download images from the 2016 Main Awards presentation, have a look at our gallery on … [Read More...]
ALLOTMENTS Winner – WESTLANDS ALLOTMENTS, BELLINGHAM – Gold St James' Allotments, Alnwick – … [Read More...]
CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS The Bob Woolley Award DURHAM CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS (New category for … [Read More...]
Have you got what it takes to be a judge?
Are you a keen gardener? Do you like looking at other people’s gardens for ideas and inspiration? Do you have a horticulture background? Or have you retired from a career in horticulture? Would you like to become a judge for Northumbria in Bloom? We are always … Find out more here
Northumbria in Bloom is part of the RHS Britain in Bloom campaign, a nationwide community … Find out more
All of the communities who enter for Northumbria in Bloom Major Awards are also encouraged … Find out more
RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood
Who should enter It's Your Neighbourhood? This award is for volunteer community groups who are … Find out more