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Yorkshire In Bloom awards for Haxby and Dunnington residents
Haxby In Bloom organisers, from left, town council vice-chairman Alan Leak, St Mary’s Church churchwarden Pam Thorpe and Memorial Hall treasurer Chris Moss, with the Yorkshire in Bloom Silver award
Dunnington was handed two Gold Awards, including a Yorkshire Rose Gold, meaning it secured the title of best small town in the Yorkshire region.
Meanwhile, Haxby scooped a silver award in the Large Village category of the competition, with its red, white and blue jubilee theme.
Coun Alan Leak, one of those behind Haxby’s award-winning effort, said: “It was absolutely wonderful to have the silver but we now want to move forward and get more support to go on to the gold.”
The awards were handed out at a ceremony held at York Racecourse.
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