Thanks to Fr John and his Church and to Barrie & Co. who made the effort to represent us at the ceremony – excellent lunch enjoyed by all.
The comments and suggestions are below :-
I think we can take on-board the cutting-back of vegetation etc.
Well done to everyone who have helped in whatever way to improve the station and surrounding area – shows what a great Neighbourhood and community we have, even though we (some of us!) do not know much about plants and pretty flowers.
Category 10: Neighbourhoods
Mytholmroyd Station Partnership Level Achieved: Thriving
Areas of Achievement
The group are to be congratulated for their dedicated efforts in the face of extreme
challenges. The station environs have been transformed giving users a pleasant and
enjoyable experience. All the hard work in the station, cleaning, painting and the
planning and planting up the new garden area by the volunteers is to be applauded.
The gardens seen in Streamside Fold were immaculate and extremely well maintained
as was the “village green” at the junction of Cragg Road and Scout Road. The group
clearly work successfully with a number of organisations, groups and individuals,
promoting participation and a pride in the area of which they should be very proud.
Further Development – Constructive/Helpful Remarks
The group have correctly identified the station building as an opportunity for future
community development, and the judges readily support this proposal and encourage
the group’s endeavours. The overgrown shrubs and climbing ivy screen the arches
and marvellous stonework of the station structure. It may be prudent to consider their
removal and replacement with lower growing shrubs for more colours and also open