Huntingdon Town Council

The Mayor of Huntingdon - Councillor Steve McAdam

Huntingdon's Town Sign

Town Clerk: Philip Peacock
Town Hall, Market Hill
Huntingdon PE29 3PJ

Huntingdon in Bloom 2020

If you would like to be involved with, or find out more about Huntingdon In Bloom 2020, please get in touch by emailing natasha.pierson@huntingdontown.gov.uk or by calling 01480 410384.

Huntingdon In Bloom is involved with a range of projects and is always on the look out to work on a number of activities:

  • Community Litter Picks
  • School planting projects
  • Care Home gardening projects
  • New planting in the town
  • Youth group projects
  • Best Kept Competitions - gardens, allotments, pub gardens
  • Environmental projects
  • Business projects - recycling, floral display sponsorship

All projects and activities are supported by a fantastic network of volunteers, without whom, Huntingdon In Bloom wouldn't be able to run as it does. We hope that the 2020 campaign will have even more of a positive impact on our town, and welcome anyone who would like to be a part of the campaign!


Huntingdon in Bloom 2019

Anglia in Bloom Awards 2019

The theme for Huntingdon in Bloom 2019 was anniversaries which included the following: 60th Anniversary of Shakespeare at the George, 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing and Concorde, along with 25th Anniversary of St John Ambulance being established in Huntingdon. The Anglia in Bloom Awards Ceremony took place on Tuesday 10th September and the results were as follows:

  • Hinchingbrooke Country Park - Winner of Biodiversity Award
  • Huntingdon - Runner up for Environmental Quality Award
  • Overall winner of the 3D Local Authority Displays
  • Gold Awards and overall winner of the Small Cemeteries for Primrose Lane and Priory Road Cemeteries
  • Gold Award for the Large Town Category

The Committee for Huntingdon in Bloom in 2019 was:

David Jameson - Chairman
Natasha Pierson - Secretary
Susan Mulcahy - Treasurer
Sarah Gifford - Huntingdon Town Councillor
Alyce Barber - Huntingdon Tesco Community Champion
Peter Haynes - Huntingdon Town Council Head Groundsman
David King - Local Resident
Philip Peacock - Town Clerk
Karl Webb - Huntingdon Town Councillor


Huntingdon in Bloom 2018

In celebration of the centenary of 100 years since the end of World War One, the Estates Services Team created a 3D tank.

In September 2018, the Anglia in Bloom Awards Ceremony took place and Huntingdon was awarded with Gold for the large town category. Huntingdon in Bloom was also awarded with a certificate in recognition of our 3D Floral Displays for our WW1 Tank, in the Local Authority Floral Display Awards category.

The Committee for Huntingdon in Bloom in 2018 was:

David Jameson - Chairman
Natasha Pierson - Secretary
Susan Mulcahy - Treasurer
Sarah Gifford - Huntingdon Town Councillor
Alyce Barber - Huntingdon Tesco Community Champion
Peter Haynes - Huntingdon Town Council Head Groundsman
David King - Local Resident
Philip Peacock - Town Clerk


Huntingdon In Bloom 2017

Shakespeare at the George sponsored Pericles 3D Floral Display. Photo credit: John Burke Photography

In September 2017, the Anglia In Bloom Awards Ceremony took place and Huntingdon was awarded with Gold for the large town category. Huntingdon in Bloom was also awarded with a certificate in recognition of our 3D Floral Displays for Pericles, Seed Drill and the Deck Chair, in the Local Authority Floral Display Awards category.

The Committee for Huntingdon in Bloom in 2017 was:

David Jameson - Chairman
Natasha Pierson - Secretary
Susan Mulcahy - Treasurer and Huntingdon Town Councillor
Sarah Gifford - Huntingdon Town Councillor
Alyce Barber - Huntingdon Tesco Community Champion
Peter Haynes - Huntingdon Town Council Head Groundsman
David King - Local Resident
Catherine Cochrane - Local Resident


Huntingdon In Bloom 2016

In September 2016, the Anglia In Bloom Awards Ceremony took place and Huntingdon was awarded with a Silver Gilt for the large town category. The Huntingdon In Bloom team is keen to push forward, aiming to do even better for the 2017 campaign! Projects are already being planned and are being coordinated by the In Bloom Committee:

David Jameson - Chairman
Natasha Pierson - Secretary
Susan Mulcahy - Treasurer and Huntingdon Town Councillor
Sarah Gifford - Huntingdon Town Councillor
Alyce Barber - Huntingdon Tesco Community Champion
Peter Haynes - Huntingdon Town Council Head Groundsman
David King - Local Resident
Catherine Cochrane - Local Resident

If anyone would like to be involved with Huntingdon In Bloom or has any ideas about areas that need to be improved, please get in touch as these could be worked on for the 2017 campaign.

Contact Natasha Pierson, Secretary of Huntingdon In Bloom by emailing natasha.pierson@huntingdontown.gov.uk or call 01480 410 384.

Huntingdon In Bloom was awarded with a Silver Gilt Award for the Large Town Category

Commendation was given to Huntingdon Town Council's 3D Lancaster Bomber Floral Display, created by the Estates Services Team.


Huntingdon In Bloom 2015

After a short break out of the competition, 2015 is the year Huntingdon returns to enter Anglia In Bloom. We've been working hard on some great projects over the past few months in the hopes of recreating the success the town has achieved in past years! Below are a few examples of projects undertaken as part of the 2015 portfolio.

This year's In Bloom Committee has been:

David Jameson - Chairman
Natasha Pierson - Secretary
Alyce Barber (Huntingdon Tesco Extra Community Champion) - Member
Ben Wilson (Cromwell Academy School) - Member
Councillor Susan Mulcahy - Member

Associate Members on the 2015 Committee have been:

  • Philip Peacock - Huntingdon Town Council
  • Peter Haynes - Huntingdon Town Council
  • Dennis Smith - Huntingdon Town Council
  • Hayley Burns - Huntingdon Town Council
  • Beth Gordon - Green Officer HDC
  • Alison Gray – Hinchingbrooke Park
  • Adrian Woodbridge – Medway Christian Fellowship
  • Esme Richardson – Snack Shack
  • Nicky Oliver – Hartford Infant School
  • Amanda Gold – Independent Living
  • Paul Robins – Huntingdon Scout Group
  • Hazel Gough – Huntingdon Girl Guides
  • Bernard Dable – Huntingdon Grafham Water Lions Club
  • Teresa – Huntingdon Railway Station
  • Ann Colbert – Hinchingbrooke Hospital Gardens
  • Rebecca Britton – Urban and Civic/Alconbury Weald
  • Sally Dalley – Huntingdon and Peterborough WI
  • Jo Payne – Thongsley Fields School
  • Roger Wood – Huntingdon Bee Keeping Association

Local school children enjoying a spot of pond dipping at Hinchingbrooke Park