BKV Competition 2018

August 2018 

Oulton gained a "Highly Commended" award at the 2018 BKV Presentation closely behind winners Tittensor in 1st, Haughton 2nd and Fulford 3rd. The Judges said that "Oulton gave us an overall impression of a very well cared for village" (May visit) and, "It was a real pleasure to visit Oulton and we were very impressed by th appearance of the village" (July visit). Thanks go to all those in the Outon Community Group and villagers who have gone all out to make our village a lovely place to live. The Judges Comments are to be seen below.

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July 2018

Despite the lack of rain over the past few weeks members of the BKV Committee and local residents have managed to keep the village flower displays looking beautiful, and the wild flower border at the village hall look stunning. Thanks to all those who have helped maintain the planting under these difficult conditions.

The Best Kept Village Judge have visited our village in May and June and allso the all important July visit which means thet we are in with a chance of a place or even winning our category. The announcement of results will take place in Gnosall Memorial Village Hall on Monday 6th August at 6.30 pm.

June 2018

Following a direct appeal to villagers via the Stone and Eccleshall Gazette and the Parish Magazine the funds for the Oulton Community Group and BKV Committe have enabled members to stage some excellent displays around the viallage. The BKV Committee would also like to thank Stone Rural Parish Council for their financial support along with Oulton Village Hall. Many villagers have contributed also most of whom wish to remain anonymous. Where appropriate, acknowledgements have been sited at the particular planting scheme. Thank you again for your generosity and we hope that Oulton will be a winner in this year's competition.

 

June 2018 

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The community comes together to create a memorial to the end of WW! and for those from our village who gave their lives.

Thanks go to memebers of Oulton WI and Oulton Community Group.

 

 

May 2018

 Oulton won a Second Place in the BKV Competition 2017. We are hoping with your help we can first place in 2018

Images of Oulton from BKV 2017

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BKV18FlyerJpegThank you to all those villagers who responded to our appeal for sponsors for our winter planting programme. They have been acknowledged on site

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Kind donations from many villagers who wish to remain anonymous have also been very welcome

 

 

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