Events

Translink Ulster in Bloom - 2019 Launch Event

The Translink Ulster in Bloom competition showcases partnership working between councils and local community ‘In Bloom’ Groups and Associations.

The Translink Ulster in Bloom competition showcases partnership working between councils and local community ‘In Bloom’ Groups and Associations under the headings of Horticultural, Environment and Community. The competition is promoted across all council areas from February to August each year. 

The core competition criteria, Horticultural, Environment and Community, help to instil local pride, create awareness of the environment and biodiversity, encourages cross community participation and involvement for those of all ages and abilities. The competition is judged July – early August, volunteer judges travel in pairs and follow prepared itineraries so that every place is visited over the key summer period. Besides selecting the best cities, towns, villages, stations etc., judges also make a few special awards.

2019 allocation of marks:

  • 40% for horticulture
  • 30% for environment, and
  • 30% for community.

For more information, please contact Mark Maher at the NILGA office - m.maher@nilga.org 

 

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