The 2019 allotment competition prizes were awarded at the meeting of the Full Council held on 25th September 2019.

The judging, as in previous years, was undertaken by members of the Ringwood Garden Club. Mr Atak, Chairman of the judging panel, said that a common criteria was used to judge the plots and that the good plots were good and the best were exceptional, which had influenced adjoining plots as these had also achieved good scores.

The overall winner couldn’t be faulted and achieved 100%.  He congratulated all the winners.

Cllr Tony Ring, the Town Mayor, thanked the Ringwood Garden Club for carrying out the judging of the annual allotment competition and congratulated all plot holders on their achievements.

Cllr Andy Briers, Chairman of Recreation, Leisure and Open Spaces Committee, presented the prizes to the winners in the allotment competition.

He also thanked the Ringwood Garden Club, who carried out the judging.

The winners and runners up at each site were:

Hightown Road site

1st        Peter Malloy                 Plot HR17

2nd       Mr M Gubbins               Plot HR18

 Mini Plots

1st       Josephine Burkin        Plot HRM12

2nd      Josephine Burkin        Plot HRM13

Southampton Road site

1st       Anne Taylor                Plot SR9

2nd      Colin Joy                     Plot SR8

Upper Kingston site

1st       Mr & Mrs Shields         Plot UK10

2nd      Michael Skeath           Plot UK22a

Overall Winner

Mr and Mrs Shields     Plot UK10A

All prize winners received gift vouchers, site winners and the overall winner also received trophies.