TOWNS and villages across the Fylde coast have been commended for their colourful and picturesque displays.
Bosses took home some of the top prizes at this year’s North West in Bloom Awards after another stellar year locally.
After two decades entering the competition, Elswick won gold in the Best Village category and the Plantscape Trophy for their flower arranging skills.
Among the big winners at the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre was Lytham who clinched the Best Small Coastal Resort and were put forward for the Champion of Champions gong at next year’s Britain in Bloom awards.
FOR FULL LIST OF WINNERS AND REACTION SEE TODAY’S GAZETTE