Agenda item

In Bloom

To receive and consider the report of the Communications & Community Engagement Officer.


The Committee received and considered the report of the Communications & Community Engagement Officer providing an update on the In Bloom Competition.


Members welcomed the reuse of the High Street Planters elsewhere on the Council estate they also liked the idea of the Community Gardener Competition which could include individuals as well as businesses as this would complement the other activities and participation that In Bloom creates.


They discussed ideas for the 2024 planting scheme and suggested ideas such as, Bee friendly, herbs and lavender. Members were happy though for officers to take the lead on the decision.




1.      That, the report be noted and,

2.      That, Witney Community Support Group be offered the option to adopt a school in bloom barrow and,

3.      That, a planting scheme incorporating the idea expressed is considered and,

4.      That, a Community Gardener Competition is introduced.


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