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Channel Islands finalists named in Britain in Bloom 2018

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The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has revealed finalists in its nationwide competition, with four awards up for grabs for Jersey & Guernsey.

Green-fingered volunteers from gardening communities battle it out in the Britain in Bloom competition to demonstrate their horticultural know-how.

Gorey, St Clement and St Helier have been chosen to represent Jersey. Whilst Forest Parish in Guernsey have also reached the finals.

Guernsey

  • Forest Parish: Large Village category

Jersey

  • Gorey: Village category
  • St Clement: Coastal under 12k
  • St Helier: Coastal over 12k

Finalists for the 54th Britain in Bloom will be scored by a team of RHS national judges in August. The winners will be announced in October.

In 2017, four awards were given to the Channel Islands:

  • St Helier, Jersey: Gold award for Best Coastal over 12k
  • St Aubin, Jersey: Gold award for Best Village
  • St Saviour, Jersey: Silver Gilt award for Best Town
  • Sark: Silver Gilt award for Best Village