Awards & Grants


The Friends Group has won yet another Outstanding In Bloom Award - the fourth year on the run!

Thanks to everyone who has helped to get Blackley Forest to award winning status.

Now let's continue the good work and win again next year!

The team with our award: Rod and Dot Keller (Chairman), Denise Bowen (Vice Chair / Secretary), Mike Hall and Bernard Healey (Treasurer)

Successful grant application

Good news!

We have been successful in our bid for a grant from the NE England Horticultural Society.

This is to purchase shrubs for the Kendall Road entrance. These have been planted now, and we are now planning to put bark chippings down to keep the weeds at bay!