NORTHWICH will be alive with colour and vibrancy over the next few weeks due to a series of investments made by the Business Improvement District.

Part of their ‘Greener and Cleaner’ campaign the BID will be funding further floral displays around town and have facilitated the installation of eye-catching bunting as well as contributing to specific projects with schools, businesses and community groups.

These initiatives and investments will also tie in with the RHS Britain In Bloom competition which takes place in July and August later this year, with Northwich entering both the BID and Large Town Centre categories.

Mark Henshaw, Northwich BID officer said: “Throughout spring and summer we are investing in new planters and railing baskets on Dane Street, the corner of Venables Road and throughout the centre of Northwich too - beautiful hanging baskets will also return.

“The BID is also contributing towards the Town Mayor’s Arts project that local school children have designed which will be displayed throughout the subways in Northwich.

“Creating, developing and fostering a greener and cleaner Northwich, which is pleasing on the eye and welcoming to visitors, is one of our key objectives and we’ve had some really positive feedback regarding planters, hanging and railing baskets that have been cultivated over the last couple of years.”

The BID is currently developing a plan for Britain in Bloom over the summer, which will see them working closely with Northwich Town Council, Cheshire West and Chester Council, businesses and community groups to deliver a complete and competitive entry for the town.

Jane Hough, BID manager, said: “The BID has been hosting meetings since the turn of the year in preparation for this summer’s competition and we’re excited to be involved with a national event of this nature.

“We can’t wait to discuss ideas and initiatives with businesses and our many passionate community groups to give Northwich a colourful, vibrant edge and make the town truly In Bloom.”

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