Pupils get set to make town bloom

PUBLISHED: 11:24 02 April 2009 | UPDATED: 16:01 11 May 2010

Tannery Drift school pupils with district councillor Fiona Hill

Tannery Drift school pupils with district councillor Fiona Hill

SCHOOL children in Crow country have been giving Royston a Big Tidy Up. The pupils at Tannery Drift School were out and about spring cleaning their schools grounds this week. Children from Icknield Walk School undertook a similar initiative. Both these

SCHOOL children in Crow country have been giving Royston a Big Tidy Up.

The pupils at Tannery Drift School were out and about spring cleaning their schools grounds this week. Children from Icknield Walk School undertook a similar initiative.

Both these events were part of the Big Royston Tidy Up, organised by Royston in Bloom, which began on Sunday and runs until this Sunday.

Angela Louch, from the Royston in Bloom committee, said: "It is hoped that this early effort will help to present Royston at its best in this year's Anglia in Bloom competition.

"Royston won silver awards in 2005 and 2007 and are trying everything to gain those precious points again in 2009."

Other groups who have been tidying up Royston include volunteers from the Trinity Life Church, who on Sunday joined Royston in Bloom committee members to clean up the Priory Memorial Gardens and the town hall car park.

A competition is running to reward the best tidy up efforts, and anyone wishing to enter should submit "before" and "after" photos to Royston Town Hall

More information on Royston in Bloom, which is being supported by The Crow, and its entry for Anglia in Bloom, can be found on the Royston town council website www.roystontowncouncil.gov.uk

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