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Aberdeen City Celebrates Win at Prestigious Britain in Bloom Competition

  • Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
  • Date lodged: Monday, 30 October 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-11015

That the Parliament congratulates Aberdeen Communities Together on winning the City Category at the UK Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom competition 2023; understands that the group was also awarded a Gold Medal Certificate and a Certificate of Achievement in the Horticultural Award Category, recognising the wonderful job done to ensure that Aberdeen City’s parks and green spaces are at their best for everyone to enjoy; further understands that Aberdeen Communities Together consists of over 100 groups, including Aberdeen City Council’s environmental services and community groups across the city; commends what it sees as the commitment to strong and exemplary partnership working between a local authority and communities; understands that Aberdeen City Council supports around 40 community groups through the Keep Scotland Beautiful and RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood environmental improvement initiative; celebrates the hard work carried out for nature and climate across Aberdeen by volunteers and local authority employees to make Aberdeen a better place to live, work and play, and wishes all those involved with the win the best for the future.

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Donald Cameron, Sharon Dowey, Paul Sweeney