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Kirkbymoorside in Bloom volunteers prepare the tubs in the town prior to judging

Kirkby in Bloom success

KMS in Bloom has been successful in its application for £500.00 – grateful thanks to all who voted and to those who work so hard to keep the town looking good!! Anne Charlton

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REMINDER – Please vote for Kirkbymoorside in Bloom

Kirkbymoorside in Bloom has been shortlisted by the Skipton Building Society from 700 applicants to receive a Grassroots Giving award. To ensure that this award is received we need YOUR help please by voting. There are over 350 groups shortlisted and the 164 groups with the highest number of votes will each win £500. Please […]

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Garden at Quaker Meeting House, Kirkbymoorside

Open Garden photos

Thank you to Hilary Francis for these lovely photos of the garden at the Quaker Meeting House, West End. If anyone else has photos of gardens that featured in the recent Open Gardens event and would like to share them please email them to the blog.

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Kirkby in Bloom open gardens day

‘Hidden Gardens’ in Kirkbymoorside will be open to view on Sunday June 5 thanks to an open gardens day organised by Kirkby in Bloom – an opportunity to see hidden treasures all around you.

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Kirkbymoorside open gardens event

The Kirkbymoorside in Bloom Open Garden event this year will be on Sunday, 5th June, from 11.00am through to 5.00pm.    This year the focus is on “Hidden”.  If you have a garden that you enjoy and would like to share, please get in touch with Gaynor De Barr on 01751 430250, or come and find out […]

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Drop In to Kirkbymoorside in Bloom

The Kirkbymoorside In Bloom group invite you to drop in and find out more about their activities.

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Kirkbymoorside in Bloom volunteers prepare the tubs in the town prior to judging

Kirkby in Bloom coffee morning, all welcome

From Kirkby in Bloom: We are having a Coffee Morning on Wednesday December 16, in the Moorsider Room. Coffee and mince pies will be served from 9.00 am to 12 noon, and there will be a raffle.  We look forward to welcoming all our supporters. The In Bloom Group would like to hear from Kirkby […]

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Flower power in Kirkbymoorside

With lots of sunshine, and some rain, all growing things are looking good.  Kirkby in Bloom is doing a great job, but I’d like to offer a personal thank you to the good folk at the HSBC bank in Piercy End – and you don’t hear me saying kind things about banks very often! Their […]

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Kirkbymoorside Open Gardens Cancelled

This event has been advertised in the local press, but unfortunately we have had to cancel for this year due to an insufficient number of gardens being available. All members of the group are very sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment this may cause and we hope to re-establish the event next year. Thank you […]

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Yorkshire in Bloom visit today

Today Kirkby in Bloom volunteers welcomed two judges from Yorkshire in Bloom, Peter Staveley and Glynis Jenner, to spend two hours checking out different aspects of the town for this annual competition. Below is a short interview with the judges and Gaynor de Barr – chair of Kirkby in Bloom: The following is the latest […]

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Summer Litter Pick

Can you spare an hour on Saturday July 5th or Sunday July 6th at 6.00pm to tidy the town in preparation for town judging in Yorkshire in Bloom competition? Meet outside the Memorial Hall. Collection bags, gloves etc. will be provided. Members of the Kirkbymoorside In Bloom Group will be present on both occasions. If […]

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Kirkbymoorside in Bloom volunteers prepare the tubs in the town prior to judging

Kirkby in Bloom getting ready for April judging

Fantastic work is being done by stalwarts of the Kirkby in Bloom team once again getting the towns floral displays ready for the annual Yorkshire in Bloom. I was told the first round of judging takes place on April 3rd so please mark your diaries for the evening before when volunteers are needed for litter […]

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Award winning gardeners seek green fingered friends

Kirkby In Bloom is an entirely voluntary, small, but dedicated group dedicated to the floral enhancement of Kirkbymoorside. We hold a Silver Gilt Award in the Yorkshire In Bloom competitions. We have entered again this year and hope to reflect the marking of the start of World War 1 and 50 years of Britain in […]

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News from Kirkbymoorside Scouts

Kirkbymoorside Scout Group would like to thank all those who joined them on Saturday for International Peace Day. By the end of the morning there were 150 Pinwheels for Peace spinning all up the town, making a colourful display alongside the beautiful flowers in the In Bloom group’s display tubs – and we are grateful […]

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Kirkbymoorside wins silver gilt in Yorkshire in Bloom awards

Congratulations to the Kirkby in Bloom team of volunteers who have won a Yorkshire in Bloom silver gilt award and a special community award which is given at the discretion of the judges. Here is the report from the judging team: Introduction Kirkbymoorside is a delightful market town set amidst glorious countryside with some outstanding views. […]

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Kirkbymoorside in Bloom 2013

Well done to the fantastic team of volunteers who work to help the town look it’s best for the Yorkshire in Bloom judging which took place last Friday. Thanks to John Nicoll too from the Kirkbymoorside Camera Club for taking the following pictures to highlight the team’s efforts.

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Yorkshire in Bloom – Kirkbymoorside Result

Kirkbymoorside Silver Gilt Rose Award Spring Medal Position – Silver Gilt       Summer Medal Position – Silver Gilt Introduction Kirbymoorside in Bloom enjoys good support from all sectors of the community and they work hard to ensure the town is an attractive place to live and work. The group has a full calendar of events and […]

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Kirkby in Bloom – judges visiting soon….

Yorkshire in Bloom judging in Kirkbymoorside is on April 12th 2-4pm. It would be very helpful if residents could make sure the front of their property is clean and litter free on that day. If you could clear away any other litter from elsewhere in the town that would be great too. If possible please […]

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Kirkbymoorside in Bloom – Open Gardens – 24 July

Visit the town’s loveliest gardens on Sunday July 24th, 1.30-5.00pm and support one of our most valued organisations – Kirkby in Bloom. Tickets, priced just £4, are available from Towlers Arch on the day. You will be supplied with a map of the gardens that are open. Refreshments, plant stalls, books and paintings will be […]

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Kirkbymoorside Community Award Winners 2011

The Kirkbymoorside Community Award is made by the town council to people who have made an outstanding contribution to the life of the town, based on nominations put forwards by townspeople. This year awards were made to two people – Malcolm Hodgson and Rita Gibson. Malcolm has been the inspiration and driving force behind the […]

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Summer Judging for Kirkby In Bloom

It is that time of year again, when Kirkbymoorside puts on its best face: cleans the windows, polishes the brass and puts pots of flowers all over the place. The dedicated team of volunteers, led by Cllr Gaynor de Barre, has once again filled the 60 tubs around town with beautiful flowers in preparation. Now […]

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