Blooming great response to best-kept garden competition

GREEN-FINGERED champions were rewarded for their efforts in a housing group’s competition.

Peterlee woman Jane Bell was a runner-up in East Durham Homes’ (EDH) search for the best kept garden.

EDH’s senior estate and regeneration officer Stuart Wood said: “I’ve been really pleased with the response to this competition, it’s great to see how many beautiful gardens there are in the area.”

Janet Price, from Murton, was the winner and won £50 garden vouchers, while another runner-up was Doreen Bird from South Hetton.