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Halesworth in Bloom Awards salutes town's finest green-fingered efforts

PUBLISHED: 15:19 21 November 2017

The annual Halesworth in Bloom Awards will take place on Tuesday November 14 at The Cut Arts Centre from 6pm. Picture: Courtesy of Stephanie Hammond

The annual Halesworth in Bloom Awards will take place on Tuesday November 14 at The Cut Arts Centre from 6pm. Picture: Courtesy of Stephanie Hammond

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An annual awards ceremony in Halesworth has honoured the town's flourishing floral artistry.

The Halesworth in Bloom Awards 2017 took place on November 14 at The Cut Arts Centre. Picture: Courtesy of Stephanie HammondThe Halesworth in Bloom Awards 2017 took place on November 14 at The Cut Arts Centre. Picture: Courtesy of Stephanie Hammond

Nearly 100 people were in attendance on Tuesday, November 14, at the Halesworth in Bloom Awards, which took place at The Cut Arts Centre.

The ceremony featured an informative talk from the new owners of Woottens Nursery in Wenhaston, before the numerous gongs were awarded.

The annual awards ceremony recognised the efforts of Halesworth's gardening elite. Picture: Courtesy of Stephanie HammondThe annual awards ceremony recognised the efforts of Halesworth's gardening elite. Picture: Courtesy of Stephanie Hammond

Best in category winners took home beautiful glass bowl trophies, all donated and engraved by Halesworth’s own glass engraver, Lesley Pyke.

The final award of the evening was the Star of Stars, which acknowledged Tamsyn Imison’s hugely significant contribution to Halesworth in Bloom.

Mrs Imison died in September having spent the last 12 years using her gardening prowess and organisational skills to transform the town’s streets, gardens and park.

Stephanie Hammond accepted the award on behalf of Mrs Imison’s husband Michael, who could not be present.

Find out more about Halesworth in Bloom by visiting their website.

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