1. ITV Report

Sark and areas of Jersey named as finalists in RHS Britain in Bloom competition

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Sark and areas of Jersey have been named as finalists in the UK's largest community gardening competition, Britain in Bloom.

Sark and St Clement in Jersey are finalists in the coastal category of the Royal Horticultural Society's competition.

St Aubin in Jersey is a finalist in the "Village" category.

St Helier has been shortlisted in the "Champion of Champions" category and was hand-picked by the judges its "exceptional past performance".

Many of this year's finalists are on the front line of tackling some of the biggest challenges such as climate change, plastic waste on beaches and declining pollinator populations.

– Darren Share, Chair of the Britain in Bloom judging panel