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  The Neighbourhood Plan looks to the future of Botley Parish until 2036.
When Adopted, EBC has to take it into account in Planning Applications and other matters.
For more details click on NP Information

Botley in Bloom - 2023 Summer Gardening Competition



Botley in Bloom is  now ready  for this Summer's Gardening Competition, which all residents of Botley can enter.  If you entered last year you will either be automatically sent an e.mail entry form on line, or a paper entry through your door. 

For others who wish to enter, Entry forms are available from Thursday 1 June, either by e.mail -  and we will send you a form (sorry, we don't have a website).  Or by collecting a paper entry form from Lalys Pharmacy, High Street.  Closing date for entries is Monday 3rd July, with Judging Week taking place during week commencing 10 July.


Categories are:


Front Gardens

Back Gardens

Cottage Gardens

Courtyard Gardens

Environmental Gardens


Vegetable Plots



We also have awards for Best Kept Road, Best Business Premises, Best Village Organisation.


If you won a category in 2022, you will automatically be placed in our All Winners 2022 Judging group.


Our Judges really enjoy seeing all your efforts and are keen to offer gardening advice when asked.


So, if you haven't considered entering previously, please give it a go.  This is one of the events in Botley that keep the Village thriving.  PS - there's also the official Presentation Evening in October, when all entrants plus a guest are invited.




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