Special Award for St Andrew’s Cemetery

Northumbria in Bloom judges have awarded St Andrew’s Cemetery with not just a Gold medal for 2022 but Best in Class.

Judges commented that the Cemetery has a peaceful and tranquil presence, that the entrance is spectacular with eight 150 year old Giant Redwoods, has beautiful colour coordinated annuals, well used bird and bat boxes, immaculate grass and well maintained paths, concluding – “the attention to detail in this Cemetery is excellent”.

Pictured from the left is Steven English (Operations Manager), Julia Miller (Hexham in Bloom), Jeanette Dodd (incoming Town Clerk) and Jane Kevan (retiring Town Clerk).