a large group of volunteers who work together to enhance the village.

founded in 2016 when Reigate and Banstead Council approached Banstead Horticultural Society and Banstead Rotary Club to ask if the village would like to enter the nationwide RHS In Bloom competition. 

 

Since then, Banstead Village in Bloom has evolved into

a large group of volunteers who work together to enhance the village.

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THUMBS UP TO PLAYGROUND
using the link here.

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We recently applied for a grant of £40k from the £1 million SCC Community Fund for a new and fully accessible climbing frame, which will form the centrepiece of the proposed refurbishment of the children’s play area. We’re pleased to say that our application has got through to the second stage in the process, and we’re now asking you –  our community –  to show your support for our application by giving us a ‘thumbs up’ HERE.

 

The more thumbs up we get, the more likely we’ll be successful in the next round.    

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DONATIONS

If you would like to make a donation of money to Banstead Village in Bloom you can

transfer funds into our Santander account. Every donation is gratefully accepted and

will be used to improve the village.  

Sort Code: 09 01 29  

Account No: 33448730 

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WHAT WE ARE DOING THIS YEAR 

 

Click HERE 

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Contact us if you want help
or have a suggestion!!!!

IMPACT OF 'IN BLOOM'

Communities of all sizes can take part, from small villages to large cities. Some groups are entirely run by volunteers and some work in partnership with their local council. The impact of the work of “in Bloom” and It’s Your Neighbourhood groups is felt in many different ways, and the report found the campaigns are transforming every aspect of community life for the better.

Social Impact 
  • Building community by working towards a common goal.

  • Encouraging individuals to invest in their neighbourhood.

  • Reducing crime and anti-social behaviour by fostering a greater respect for and sense of ownership of local spaces.

  • Improved health and wellbeing through growing fruit and vegetables.



Economic Impact 
  • Encouraging inward investment by making areas better places to be.

  • Attracting business support.

  • Helping volunteers develop a wide range of skills.

  • Saving local authorities money in volunteer hours.

Environmental Impact 
  • Improving surroundings through planting, clean-up and maintenance.

  • Encouraging horticulture, from hanging baskets to community gardens.

  • Bringing in environmentally conscious practices.

  • Promoting an interest in the environment.

Transformational Impact 
  • Transforming disused space both through changing the way the land is used.

  • Tackling problematic spaces blighted by crime or fl y-tipping.

  • Regenerating places by improving their physical appearance