Lancashire Best Kept Village Competition 2016
Below is the report from the BKV Competition. The village was 6th in the small village category in 2016.
Judges Report Sheet
Overall tidiness of the village (i.e. litter, weeds, etc.)
Very good much communal effort has gone into litter clearance and hedge trimming.
Private & commercial properties
Most properties were well kept and involved in LBKV entry. There is an obvious pride in the village
Railings could do with a lick of paint but overall very welcoming
Public halls etc.
Notice boards had up to date information and
not involved in 2016 due to ongoing works
Bus Shelters, litterbins, floral displays
Overall very clean and tidy
Very Good Floral displays excellent
Playing fields, play areas
Well Maintained no litter.
Old Corn Mill Antiques was very good. Window frames and garage door need painting
Pubs, cafes, etc.
Very good as Cert of Merit for Blue Anchor Inn. Beer garden was above average superb outdoor venue. Fantastic layout and gardens.
Features not listed above
Disused telephone box converted to a working village library
Hanging baskets of flowers well tended as were seats and benches. Litter bins emptied prior to our visits.
Other comments, including areas for improvement
Overall a very pleasant village
Overall pride in the village shone through