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Seaton in Bloom Competition Winners receive their commendations

Seaton Town Council welcomed this year's Seaton in Bloom winners to Marshlands on Friday 8th September for a reception and to receive their commendations in the form of certificates and cups.  A great time was had by all.  Our Mayor, Councillor Jack Rowland officiated with Councillors Peter Burrows, Martin Pigott and Heather Sanham supporting the event.  You can see a list of the winners and categories for the competition below along with photographs of the presentations on the evening.  Well done to everyone who took part and our thanks for helping to make this year's competition a real winner.

Categories and Winners

Best Large Front Garden

First Place - Mr J Anning

  Pictured: Mr J Anning

Second Place - Mr Chris Hill

No photo available as unfortunately Mr Hill could not attend the prize giving.

 Best Medium Front Garden  

 First Place - Mr & Mrs Munro

 Pictured: Mr Munro

Second Place - Mrs Marie-Ann Talbot

  Pictured: Mrs M Talbot

Third Place - Mrs Margaret Young

  Pictured: Mrs M Young


Best Small Front Garden  

First Place - Mr & Mrs Spiller

No photo available as unfortunately Mr & Mrs Spiller could not attend the prize giving.  

 Best Communal Area

First Place - Jubilee Lodge and Jubilee Mews

  Pictured: Mrs Trapani

Second Place - Haven Court

 Pictured: Mr Hunt


Best Allotment

First Place and Second Place  - Mr Malcolm Hammett

  Pictured: Mr Hammett


Third Place - Kay Clive-Francis

  Pictured: Kay-Clive-Francis



Councillor Stephen Read takes up his new role

 Seaton Town Council welcomed Councillor Stephen Read to his first, formal Council meeting on Monday 4th September.  Stephen was co-opted to the Council on Monday 7th August following the departure of Councillor Simon Polloni earlier this year.

Stephen joins the Council at a time of change and innovation in the Council's work on behalf of the Town.  We are delighted to have Stephen on board and wish him every success in his new role.

Councillor Read has considerable experience in international asset management and construction consultancy and coastal protection projects.  he is a representative on the West Seaton and Seaton Hole Residents' Association and on the Stakeholder Group considering the Seaton Beach Management Plan.  Prior to retirement he was a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Member of the Association of Cost Engineers.  He is an active Member of the National Coastwatch Institution supporting safety at sea along with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the Coastguard Rescue Service and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. 


Seafront Enhancement Scheme

The planning application for the Seafront Enhancement Scheme was approved by East Devon District Council's Development Management Committee on Monday 7th August.