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
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
Mr and Mrs Shields Plot UK10A
All prize winners received gift vouchers, site winners and the overall winner also received trophies.