The American Themed 4th July Independents Day Window Dressing Competition was won by The West Cumbria Society for The Blind. Copeland Borough Councillor Steven Morgan along with Whitehaven Town Council Mayor Brian O’Kane and Whitehaven Town Councillor Charles Maudling all agreed that a lot of thought and research had been done into the historical links between Whitehaven and America. Steven Morgan presented a trophy to the winning design on behalf of Whitehaven Town Council.
Whitehaven Town Council Staff and Councillors have been working alongside Copeland Borough Council’s Parks and Open Spaces team to help with the final preparations for the Town’s entry into the Cumbria In Bloom Competition. Students from St. Benedict’s School came to help with some weeding and Mr Nicholson kindly gave up his time to help with the planting. The suppliers of all the flowers are the Bennett Brother from Distington who came along to give their seal of approval o