The Brighter Whitehead group was awarded the Translink Ulster in Bloom 2013 ‘Community Rail Halt‘ Award for its work at Whitehead Train Station. Whitehead was also second in the ‘Small Town’ category.
The Awards were presented to the Brighter Whitehead group at a prize-giving ceremony on Thursday 27 March at Carrickfergus Town Hall.
Also rewarded at the prize-giving was Carrickfetrgus which received both the award for “Large Town’ and ‘Special Award for Biodiversity’. Carrickfergus railway station was second in the Best Station Award.
Carrickfergus and Whitehead are now in the running for Britain in Bloom 2014.
Brighter Whitehead was established to ensure the town always looks its best and to contribute to enhancing Whitehead through environmental improvements.
Visit the Carrickfergus Times for the full report. http://www.carrickfergustimes.co.uk/news/local-news/five-bloom-prizes-for-host-town-carrick-1-5972542