Top allotment holders in Uckfield were honoured on last night (Monday, November 10) by the town council.
Mayor, Cllr Ian Smith, handed out awards at a ceremony at the Civic Centre.
Overall winner (large plot) was Mrs S. Washington, Bird in Eye site. Overall small plot winner was Mrs Heather Berry (Framfield Road East).
Bell Lane, Mr R. Close; Bird in Eye, Mrs S. Washington ( large allotment), Mrs S. Stevenson (small); Framfield Road West, Mr Ivor Wickens (large), Mr Andrew and Mrs Mary Ford (small); Framfield Road East, Mr P. J. Manning (large), Mrs H. Berry (small). Ridgewood East, Mrs Reene; Ridgewood West, Mr M. Cosham; West Park, Mrs C. Ellis.
Cllr Smith also handed out certificates and prizes to winners of the council’s calendar competition.
January: Chloe Burchett, Lime Tree Avenue
February: Megan Deeprose-Hammond, Country Walk
March: Andrew Lees, Lake Wood in Winter
April: Andrew Lees, Harlands Pond in Spring
May: Mike Skinner, Victoria Pleasure Ground in early Summer Bloom
June: Jean Hare, High Street in Bloom
July: Gerry Ford, New Road Allotments, flowers among vegetables
August: Mike Skinner, A Green and Pleasant Place, Uckfield in Summer
September: Stuart Chappell, Carnival, the last embers of summer
October: David Johnson, Autumn at Lake Wood
November: Gavin Rainbow, Braunton Steams into Uckfield Station
December: Martin Bamford, Christmas Tree Festival 2013
The calendar is produced at no cost to the council and is being delivered to every household in Uckfield.