Commonwealth Day 2017

Fifty-two countries came together today to celebrate Commonwealth Day under the theme ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’.  Silloth-on-Solway celebrated Commonwealth Day by raising the Commonwealth Flag at the Community Garden on Silloth Green, on what was a pleasant Spring morning.  The event was attended by pupils and staff from Silloth Primary School and Solway Community School, the Town Council and representatives from […]

Britain in Bloom UK Finals Awards Ceremony 2016

It’s a Silver Gilt Award for Silloth! In February of this year, Silloth received the news that it had been shortlisted as a finalist in the Britain in Bloom competition in the Coastal – Population up to 12K category, alongside contenders from St Brelade, Newcastle (NI), Bute, Mablethorpe, Filey and Tenby.  After months of preparation, various meetings and a lot […]

Silloth wins Cumbria in Bloom Awards 2016

PRESS RELEASE – 8 September 2016 The Cumbria in Bloom Awards took place at the North Lakes Hotel in Penrith on Thursday 8 September 2016.  A strong contingent from Silloth attended the Awards ceremony and were delighted with some brilliant results. Silloth-on-Solway has won the Cumbria in Bloom Coastal Resort Trophy for the third year running and achieved a Gold […]

Britain in Bloom Judges Visit – 4 August 2016

Britain in Bloom – Judgement Day To read the full story, click on the link below:- Photos and story courtesy of Anna Malina

Silloth-on-Solway is Blooming Ready for Royal Horticultural Society UK Finals Judging

RHS Britain in Bloom judging tour takes place on 4 August 2016 Green fingered volunteers from Silloth-on-Solway have been busy putting the finishing touches to their Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom campaign ahead of the arrival of RHS judges on 4 August 2016. Last summer 72 locations were selected to represent their region/nation in this year’s Britain in […]

Fourth Green Flag Award for Silloth Green

Photo courtesy of Cumberland News KEEP BRITAIN TIDY NEWS RELEASE Silloth Green named as one of the best in Britain More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year – more than 1,600 across the UK. Silloth Green in Silloth-on-Solway, Cumbria is one of the very best in the UK – and that’s […]

Team Up to Clean Up

This year’s Silloth Town Centre Clean Up will take place from 10am to around 2pm on Monday 11 July, 2016. As in previous years, there will have members of the Allerdale Borough Council’s Streetscene Team and staff from the environmental contractors (FCC and ISS) on hand to undertake work as needed. Volunteers are welcome, with equipment, cleaning materials and refreshments […]

Gold Award for Cumbria in Bloom at Holker Hall

Holker Garden Festival runs from the 3rd – 5th June 2016.  This year is the 24th Festival presenting the very best of gardening, countryside, food and crafts.  Magnificent show gardens, glorious horticulture, artisan produce and fine craftsmanship, combined with show stopping entertainment and celebrity guest appearances create a three day extravaganza for the whole family to enjoy. Silloth, Dalston & […]