A rosy evening for Marion at garden awards event

Marion Reape, Neighbourhood Manager Sara Willoughby and Bernadette Storey show off their certificates from Housing Pendle's garden competition  (s)
Marion Reape, Neighbourhood Manager Sara Willoughby and Bernadette Storey show off their certificates from Housing Pendle's garden competition (s)

A Pendle resident was left reaping her own rewards at the conclusion of a Housing Pendle garden competition.

Barnoldswick tenant Marion Reape was the star of the show at the presentation of the competition receiving certificates for her efforts.

She scooped the top prizes in the “Best Pots” and “Containers and Best Front Garden” categories at the awards ceremony which was held at the Ace Centre in Nelson.

Colne tenant Bernadette Storey had a very good day too as she claimed second place in all categories.

Best Pots and Containers: 1, Marion Reape (Barnoldswick); 2, Bernadette Storey (Colne); 3, Samina Begum (Nelson).

Best Front Garden: 1, Marion Reape (Barnoldswick); 2, Bernadette Storey (Colne); 3, Peter and Pauline Coventry (Earby).

Best Back Garden: 1, Eileen Walls (Barrowford); 2, Bernadette Storey (Colne); 3, Debra Preston (Colne).

Special Commendation: Catherine Richmond (Nelson); Eileen Walls (Barrowford).