The Best Allotment Competition is now in its second year. A well attended presentation evening took place on Thursday 18th September 2014 with Brenda Sheridan and George Carver, who both have plots on the Lingdale Playing Field site, being presented with the Best Allotment Shield as joint winners of this years competition (see photo below).
Allotments were judged on general upkeep of site and buildings, use of composters and water butts, range of produce, livestock habitat and well being and the condition of internal perimeter fencing and hedges. All winners received a framed certificate to mark their achievement with George Carver and Brenda Sheridan both receiving an engraved trophy.
Chairman of Lockwood Parish Council and Chairman of the Allotment Sub-Committee Cllr Mike Jefferson with some of the 2014 Best Allotment Competition award winners (photo above).
In 2013 the parish council has held its first Best Allotment Competition judged on the criteria of general upkeep of site and buildings, use of composters and water butts, range of produce grown, livestock habitat and well-being, and the internal perimeter of hedges and fencing. Results of the competition were as follows:-
Moorcock Row: Most improved and also best on site plot 8-9 (Mr P & C Jenkins)
Moorsholm: Most improved, plot 1 (Mr M Drinkell)
Best on site shared by plot 3-4 (Mr L Collins) and plot 16 (Mr K Gilliance)
Kilton Lane: Best on site plot 17-20 (Mr A Hogarth)
Boosbeck: Most improved, plot 1-2 (Mr B Husband)
Best on site plot 4 (Mrs L Hill)
Lingdale: Most improved, plot 11 (Mr S Wilcock)
Commendation for plots; 51 (Mr G Carver), 53 (Mrs B Sheridan) and 57 (Mrs A Dockery)
Best on site plot 24 (Mr S Harrison)
Overall Winner Mr P & C Jenkins Moorcock Row for plots 8-9 who are pictures receiving the Winners Shield and £25.00 gift voucher.