Diary Dates 2013
Wed 6rd Feb
Closing date for Seminar reply slips and AGM nominations.
Wed 20th Feb
Loughborough Town Hall, Market Place, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3EB
Fri Jun 7th
Closing date for EMIB Children's Art & Digital Photography Competition
Mon Jul 1st-12th
EMIB Judging Period
Mon Jul 1st-31th
EMiB It's Your Neighbourhood assessment period.
Wed Sep 11th
EMIB Awards Presentation at Grosvenor Hotel, North Parade, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 2TE.
East Midlands in Bloom Newsletters
Notable themes for 2012 and beyond
- The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
- Bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens
- Centenary of the Titanic launch and demise
- (2014) Anniversary of first Britain in Bloom campaign
RHS Wild about Wildflowers
- To be involved with the Britain in Bloom launch event during April you can obtain free wildflower seeds from the RHS (subject to availability).
- To qualify you will need to have been an EMiB Bloom or IYN entrant in 2011 or
- If you are a new/returning entrant for 2012 please register with EMiB first (using the downloadable form on this website), before downloading the the RHS application form for the seeds.
- This offer is part of a nationwide 'in Bloom' celebration to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and you will need to download an RHS application form which can be found on: http://www.rhs.org.uk/Gardening/Community-gardening/Britain-in-Bloom/2012-Britain-in-Bloom-launch
Please do this well before the closing date of March 12th.
Big Lottery Fund
Have just launched a new initiative called Communities Living Sustainably and you can find details here:
Please note the closing date is 31st January.
The Big Tree Plant
The Big Tree Plant recognises the importance and benefits of urban tree planting for community and other non-government organisations in areas where people live and work.
Barcham Trees can help Bloom groups (including details of matched funding, advice, support and onsite planting train-ing).
Please contact Ellen Carvey for a copy of Barcham' pack, in support of The Big Tree Plant.
Tel: 01353 720 950