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UPDATE: Gravesham receives second highest possible award - Bloomin' marvellous, south east in bloom results announced today

PUBLISHED: 15:21 11 September 2015 | UPDATED: 15:21 11 September 2015

Gravesham in Bloom

Gravesham in Bloom

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Gravesham are looking to retain their gold medal for the south and south east from last year.

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After making compost of their competitors last year, Gravesham did not retain their gold medal in this year’s south east in bloom competition.

The results ended with Gravesham receiving the silver gilt, the second highest award available at the event. Gravesend’s Windmill Hill Garden also took bronze in it’s category.

Project coordinator Melanie Norris said “Each year the judging is increasingly exacting and to take silver gilt is really good in a year in which I felt we all put on an even better effort.

“I’m sure we have sown the seeds for even greater things next year”

Winner of last year’s coveted gold award in the town category, the town has displayed flowers, tree knitting, street art, scarecrows and boats to compete with hundreds of competitors.

The hard work of the local people can be seen here.

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