Do you have a garden or allotment that you are proud of? We would love for you to enter it into our competition!  

This competition is open to all residents, businesses and schools in the Ripley Township including Ambergate, Bullbridge, Hammersmith, Heage, Lower Hartshay, Upper Hartshay, Marehay, Nether Heage, Ridgeway, Sawmills, Street Lane, Upper Hartshay and Waingroves. The gardens or allotments to be judged must be in the Ripley Township. 
The competition is sponsored by Central England Cooperative 
Best Business Floral Display 
Best School Outside area created by the pupils 
Best Small Garden 
Best Large Garden 
Best Community Project 
Best Allotment 
Closing date for all entries is Sunday 30th June 2024 at 5pm. 
Judging for Best School Outside area will take place on Wednesday 3rd July 2024. 
Judging for all other categories will take place on Saturday 20th July 2024. 
FIRST PRIZE IN EACH CATEGORY - £50.00 Co-op Voucher 
If you require a paper copy of the entry form, please download it below or request one from us on 01773 513456 or email 
Sponsored by 
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Entry is free. 
You must enter your own school, community project, business, garden or allotment and not on behalf of anyone else. 
The competition will be judged by the Ripley Town Mayor or a representative from Ripley Town Council and an independent person. 
Your garden or allotment must be in the Ripley Township (list above) 
Winners will be presented with their prize at an awards presentation in the autumn of 2024. 
Photos of winning entries will be used on the Ripley Town Council website, social media platforms, newsletter and in the press. 
Closing date for entries: Sunday 30th June 2024 at 5pm. 
Judging dates: Wednesday 3rd July 2024 for school entries. Saturday 20th July 2024 for all other categories. We will contact you to tell you an estimated time your garden / allotment will be judged. 

Enter the competition online here 

Past Best Kept Garden and Allotment winners 

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