Garden Competition 2015 officially launched

29 April 2015 - Latest news

For the fourth year running, Durham City Homes are holding their annual Garden Competition showcasing the best gardens and yards of their talented, green fingered tenants.

The entries for the competition will be evaluated against three categories: best floral containers, best garden and best back yard or patio and will be assessed by a panel of judges made up of staff members from Durham City Homes and tenants of the organisation.

The popular competition, which attracted 46 entries last year, will see judges visit each of the submissions before the top two entries in each category are chosen as winners. Tenants will also be invited to an awards ceremony later in the year to celebrate the competition entries and honour the winners.

Lynn Jordison Chair of Durham City Homes Board said “It’s great to see that the Garden Competition is back for another year. The competition not only rewards tenants for the hard work they put into looking after their garden, but also helps to build positive relationships with our tenants.

“Durham City Homes are continuing to improve opportunities to increase tenant involvement and activities like this are key to achieving our values of people first, outstanding delivery and proud communities.”

Durham City Homes, part of the believe housing together with Dale & Valley Homes and East Durham Homes, welcome entries from all 5,900 Durham City Homes’ tenants up until the closing date of Wednesday 24th June 2015.
Entries can be submitted by contacting the Involvement Team at involve@durhamcityhomes.co.uk or 0191 349 7629.

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