Town ‘impresses’ national judges

Judges from the national Britain in Bloom competition were ‘impressed’ with the standard of Belper’s floral displays during a crucial inspection this week.

Officials from the prestigious contest toured beauty spots such as Memorial Gardens and River Gardens and compared them against the some of the most attractive town’s in the UK.

Belper town council leader Cllr John Nelson, said: “It’s all very secretive but I got the sense they were impressed. The town looks stunning.” Results will be announced in October.