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We’ve been working with the assistance of knitting groups at the Library and Community Soul Café in Wallasey Village. We’ve been busy knitting poppies to provide a display at the front of the library for Remembrance Sunday. The purple poppies represent the animals that were killed, and in particular the horses that died, in the First World War. We have also added a simple … Read More Remembrance Sunday
We would like to invite everyone to the opening of “Wallasey Village Sensory Garden” at Wallasey Village Library this Saturday 3rd August at 12pm. The Sensory Garden allows visitors of all ages to appreciate a quiet and tranquil place to sit and enjoy the plants that have been chosen for their smell, touch and look. A tactile garden where you can enjoy touching and … Read More Sensory Garden opening…this Saturday!
What an amazing day we had at the Launch of Wallasey Village in Bloom Floral Trail. Our guest of honour was the one and only (local) Shirley Ballas (and her mum) who kindly gave her valuable time to talk, sign autographs and pose for photos, we thank you so much! What a lovely down to earth person who hasn’t forgotten her Wallasey roots. And … Read More Floral Trail launched…
The Floral Trail is our latest exciting new project that brings together our work in the community for everyone to share. The Floral Trail will be launched on Sunday, 5th May at 11.30am at Wallasey Village Library, St Georges Road, CH45 3NE. We’re honoured that Shirley Ballas, head judge on BBC1 ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ has agreed to launch our project. There are four different … Read More Floral Trail
This is what we do whenever we are able to. Last year we re-planted a small bay tree at the library. It had been in a pot and we were a bit concerned that it wouldn’t make it at first, but with a little TLC – well, just look at it now! We love recycling, re-using and re-planting – it makes us happy Bloomers!
Come along and support Wallasey Village in Bloom at the Wallasey Village Christmas Festival tomorrow, Friday 30 November from 4pm to 8pm. We will have Tombola, a raffle, holly pots and much more. Let the Christmas season begin! and we look forward to seeing you there….we’ll be opposite the Farmer’s Arms.
Our 4th Christmas Tree Lights Switch-On is taking place at 5:00pm on Sunday 2nd December at the junction of Harrison Drive and Bayswater Road. Please come along and support us, we have Festive treats which include mince pies, mulled wine, tea and coffee as well as snacks for the children too. We look forward to seeing you there on the day!
In special recognition of the centenary to the fallen in WW1, Wallasey Village in Bloom wanted to pay their respects. Some of the WVIB team, with the help of family and friends hand knitted over 200 of these beautiful poppies which are displayed on the outside wall of Wallasey Village Library, the original idea was to create just a hundred but enthusiasm took over … Read More 11:11:11
We’re so incredibly proud of our achievement yesterday at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom (North West) Awards ceremony in Southport, where we were presented with ‘Gold‘ for all our efforts in 2018. We have worked hard all year round but we could not have done it without our amazing volunteers and the continued support of local businesses and local Wallasey people. Thank … Read More We did it! Gold Winners
You may have noticed a bench at Mike’s Circle on Bayswater Road over the past few months and wondered why it was there. The Circle is named after Mike Brassey and the bench is dedicated to him. Mike is the father of Suzanne (who is one of the founding members of Wallasey Village in Bloom) and he gave us lots of advice and help in … Read More Mike Brassey
Last week we had been busy removing the now wilting summer plants in readiness for winter planting! So early Saturday morning the whole team were out putting together the planters in Wallasey Village, Grove Road and Wallasey Village Library. This year we have winter pansies, trailing violas and a few ornamental cabbages (a first for us, they look fabulous and we’re looking forward to seeing how they take). We … Read More Winter Planting