Thursday, 20 September 2018

Hanging baskets record broken

YOU’VE done it again! The Henley Standard’s Going for Gold campaign has broken its target, writes Helen Patchett.

A total of 171 summer hanging baskets has been bought by town centre businesses and residents in a bid to help Henley win Britain in Bloom.

That’s one more than the target and eight better than last year’s record-breaking total of 163 baskets.

Caroline Langler, who helped co-ordinate the sale of baskets, said: “I am delighted that we have met our target. It means that Henley will look even more attractive than usual.

“If we are lucky enough to win a gold award in the national competition, we will be able to advertise the fact and draw more visitors to enjoy and spend money in the town.

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