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
First Place and Second Place - Mr Malcolm Hammett
Pictured: Mr Hammett
Third Place - 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.