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See below for all the latest news about Malton in Bloom 

‘Sparrow Nest’ 

MiB team have been working on 'Sparrow Nest' project this week. 
A bed has been planted up and the Sparrow art work installed. Looking good! 

Old Malton in Bloom 

Check out our new stone effect troughs with a little bit of winter planting. These are located on the verges outside the Royal Oak, Old Malton. We also have a new planter on Peasey Hills Road. 

It's that Golden colour again! 

2019 was once again another great year for Malton in Bloom as it won GOLD and Best in Category at the Yorkshire in Bloom awards. Building on the previous years success 2019 saw even more additions including transforming the unloved Castlegate / Church Hill corner bed, wilflower planting to Orchard Fields and hanging baskets to the centre of roundabouts. The judges were impressed with the enthusiasm and attitude of the volunteers. They paid particular tribute to the efforts of the pupils at Malton School. We do thank all our volunteers, business contributors the Council and Visit Malton for all their input. 

You Can't See The Baskets! 

Isn't it great when you can't see the baskets! Our planters on Railway Street Bridge overlooking the river are looking splendid. 

Castle Howard Road / York Road Junction 

The flowers at Castle Howard Road / York Road junction are looking resplendent early August. The linear positioning of the baskets certainly catches the eye and the flowers have filled out spectacularly. 

Castlegate Community Garden - Seat 

It is one thing doing all the exciting planting but the area around the planting needs maintenance and revitalisation. We have added weed control sheeting and fresh gravel to the seating area. 

Seating and Planters - Newbiggin 

Rotary part funded the new planters and seating at Newbiggin. As as thank you we have planted yellow santvitalia and blue salvias, Rotary colours! Thank you Rotary. 

Castlegate Community Garden - Bedding 

Summer is here and we have had fun putting the bedding plants in Castlegate. Let us hope the summer bedding makes the other flowers pop with colour and excitement. 

Coastliner - Second Floral Bed. 

David from the Bee Keepers Association over the past couple of years has transformed one of the beds at the Coastliner Depot. Clearly he enjoys this and this year has taken over the second area. It is going to look wonderful. Thank you David. 

Town Signs 

MiB have been busy refreshing the planting at the town signs, we have given the catmint a good haircut and planted Marguerites and succulents, as well as a general tidying up. We hope you like them. Check them out on York Road, Broughton Road, Castle Howard Road and Old Maltongate. 

Derwent Diggers - Train Station 

Once again Derwent Diggers have been working hard transforming the train station. Even if you don't need to catch a train do call down and have a look at the planting in the round and long planters, stunning!  

Castlegate Community Garden - Planting 

We have now planted up most of our Castlegate Community Garden project. 
Thanks to Sue, Sarah, Janette, Stuart, Tim, Mick, Nick, Cliff, Antony, Malcolm and Nicola. 
Thanks also to Stuarts Fish & Chips for the water. 
Great work by all. We are delighted with it! Just need a new bin and pebbles in the seating area. 
A stunning transformation! 

Wildflower Preparation, Orchard Fields - What A Team Effort 

We had a very productive session preparing our Wildflower area at Orchard Fields.  
The weather was on our side and we had a great turnout, with some new volunteers. 
The Scouts are due to seed bomb and sow it in a weeks time. 
Many thanks to eveyone who volunteered their time. We could not do it without you. 
It shows how communities can come together. You did MiB proud. #Malton #Yib2019 #ourbloom 

Transpennine Express Trains - Transform Grants 

Malton in Bloom is delighted to announce that we have been successful in the TransPennine Express Trains Transform Grants 2018/19. This is fantastic news as this is a significant amount of grant so this will enable us to do some of the special projects we want to embark upon. Thank you to everyone who voted for us! 

Our Golden Moment! 

It is now official Malton in Bloom has won its first GOLD at Yorkshire in Bloom 2018. Further icing on the cake is also the Best in Category win, and a special award for Best Commercial Entry Supporting the Community, totally unexpected bonuses. Massive congratulations to the whole team for a an amazing effort resulting in overwhelming success. Well done to all. 
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