Yorkshire in Bloom: Calderdale has plenty to celebrate after groups in the borough receive a number of awards
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Todmorden in Bloom was awarded Gold and was also the category winner for CategoryC3b: Town
The judges were impressed with the group’s work and said: “There is certainly a "Wow" factor for residents and visitors provided by many beautiful hanging baskets, large planters and barrier planters.
"All in all it was a pleasure to visit Todmorden and it's welcoming committee and to see the pride and dedication the In Bloom Group have in making their town such a special place to live - very well done to all.
Halifax BID/Discover Halifax was awarded a Silver Gilt and was announced as the category winner for BID /Town or City Centre.
The judges said: The vibrant Halifax centre looks cheerful with its many colourful hanging baskets, tubs and railing planters.
“This bustling centre attracts shoppers, tourists and concert-goers is generally litter free and clean."
The Friends of Brighouse station were awarded a platinum certificate and judges said: “Paul, the Chairman and his team are to be congratulated on their work.
"They pride themselves on there being colour throughout the year and not just through the spring and summer months.”
A spokesman for the group said: “We were aiming for a gold but were thrilled to receive a platinum certificate.”
A Silver Gilt was awarded to Friends of Sowerby Bridge Railway Station with the judges saying they “received a warm welcome from Friends of Sowerby Bridge Railway Station volunteers - a very friendly united group determined to enhance their local station and surrounding area.”
The Dusty Miller in Brighouse received a Gold award from Yorkshire in Bloom and said: “For our plants, tubs and baskets outside the pub this summer, a great achievement and a big thank you to all involved in making the pub look great.”
Friends of Crow Wood Park were awarded Level 5 – Outstanding and Yorkshire in Bloom judges said: “The Friends have created and maintain a great, clean, safe green space enjoyed by all.”
Mytholmroyd Station Partnership was also awarded Level 5 – Outstanding with judges praising the warm welcome they received and said: “Congratulations to the group for making the station and it's surroundings so welcoming and attractive for residents and commuters alike - very well done.”