Ash Parish Council


Guildford in Bloom 2007

This has been a successful year for Ash with a number of awards being won in the Guildford in Bloom competition. Ash Parish Council repeated its success of earlier years and has won a Gold Award in the Guildford in Bloom competition. The Parish also took the Gold Award in the Best Kept Parish Category. Congratulations go to the dedicated and hard working ground staff for this wonderful achievement.

Left, some of the winners of the Guildford in Bloom competition. Representing Ash Parish Council, seated in the front row from the middle are Carole Olive (acting clerk of the council) and Mark Collings (grounds foreman).

Right, the Gold Award for the Best Kept Parish.

Left, the council staff with the two Guildford in Bloom Gold Awards for the Best Kept Parish and Best in Category. From left to right, Kevin Graham (groundsman), Stephanie Keenan (administrator & receptionist), Mark Collings, Paul Down (deputy grounds foreman), Carole Olive and Paul Bath (groundsman).

Right, one of the many hanging baskets in the Parish.

Left, Ash resident Mrs Lyn Worswick, who won a Silver Gilt Award, in the Best Small Front Garden Category.

In addition to this, Tilthamís Garage in Ash Street won a Silver Award for the Best Business in Bloom and Walsh Church of England Junior School won two Silver Awards for the Best School Garden Project and the Best School Allotment.