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Best Kept Village Revealed

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Saturday, Sep 10th, 2011.

Chirk was given the Best Kept Village award for 2011.

Wrexham County Borough Council’s Environment Department has announced the results of this year’s Best Kept Village, Environmental Community Involvement award and Best Garden Competition award.

The awards are part of Wrexham’s entry into the Wales in Bloom and Britain in Bloom campaign 2011.

The Best Kept Village Award has been won by Chirk, second was Llangollen Rural Community Council , third was Esclusham Community Council and fourth was Rossett Community Council.

The Best Environmental Community Involvement Award was won by RECAP from Rossett, second was Esclusham Community Council and third was the Friends of Acton Park.

The Best Gardening Competition Award was won by Caia Park Environmental Group and second was Llangollen Rural Community Council.

The purpose of the awards is to encourage community groups and community councils to work to improve their local area through clean ups and active environmental improvements, including new planting areas, floral displays, hanging baskets and painted or cleaned street furniture.

The improvements have been carried out by volunteers and members of the local community.

David Bithell, Deputy Leader and Lead Member for Environment and Transport, Wrexham County Borough Council said:

“I would like to commend all entrants for the work they have carried out to improve their local environment.

“The work the volunteers have put into improving their local environment is a credit to Wrexham and shows how people can make a difference to the places they live in.”

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