It’s Your Neighbourhood

Britain in Bloom

Volunteers working on allotmentRHS It's Your Neighbourhood

It’s Your Neighbourhood is a non-competitive scheme for community groups who want to ‘green up’ local areas, offering advice and awarding certificates of achievement.

RHS Britain in Bloom

Britain in Bloom is a nationwide competition between communities across a range of categories. For many it is a tool for building their community and tackling local issues.


Grass Roots community newsletterRegistering your group

If you’d like to register your group on either Britain in Bloom or It’s Your Neighbourhood, please contact your Regional Advisor, from the list below. Once you have registered they will send you everything you need to get started.

Sign up for the newsletter

You can sign up here to receive Grass Roots, the quarterly RHS community gardening e-newsletter, full of tips and advice about transforming your neighbourhood.

More information

If you have any queries about the scheme in the interim please contact either your Regional Advisor (see below), or the RHS Community Horticulture team on 020 7821 3122 or via email.

Find your regional contact
Anglia in Bloom (for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire)
Email: Julia Smith
Keep Scotland Beautiful
Email: Juliette Camburn
Telephone: 01786 477171
Cumbria in Bloom
Email: Liz Auld
Telephone: 01228 710128
East Midlands in Bloom (for Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Rutland)
Email: Irene Bates
Telephone: 01332 679598
Floral Guernsey (for Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm)
Email: Caroline Allisette
Heart of England in Bloom (for Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Hereford & Worcester, Warwickshire, Gloucestershire)
Email: Jenny Redfern
Telephone: 07775 930182
Natural Jersey
Email: Jeff Hathaway
Telephone: 01534 743276
London in Bloom
Email: Anne Holman
Telephone: 020 8662 1021
Northumbria in Bloom (for Northumbria, Tyne & Wear, Durham, Cleveland)
Email: Mary Lou Downie
Britain in Bloom North West (for Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Merseyside)
Email: Julie Youngs & Benita Wiseman (Regional organisers)
South & South East in Bloom (for Hampshire, South Wiltshire, Isle of Wight, Eastern Dorset, Kent, Surrey, Sussex)
Email: Anne Holman
Telephone: 020 8662 1021
South West in Bloom (for Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Avon, Wiltshire, Western Dorset)
Email: Denise James
Telephone: 07975 911137
Thames & Chilterns in Bloom (for Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire)
Email: Ted Smith
Telephone: 01494 724406
Translink Ulster in Bloom (for Ulster including Northern Ireland)
Email: Mark Maher
Telephone: 028 9079 8972
Wales in Bloom
Email: Lynda Goodwin
Telephone: 029 2055 1390
Yorkshire in Bloom (for North, West & South Yorkshire, East Riding of Yorkshire)
Email: John Stanley 
Telephone: 01422 885222

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