Judges in the Council’s daffodil bulb-growing competition for primary schools in the borough are unearthing considerable horticultural talent.
Graham Newsome and Councillor Stephen Pitts deep in daffodil decision-making
Judging is completed at the 10 schools taking part - Anagh Coar, Ballacloan, Ballacottier, Cronk-y-Berry, Fairfield, Manor Park, Scoill yn Jubilee, Scoill Vallajeelt, St Mary’s and Willaston – where the pupils’ efforts are being assessed by regeneration and community advisory committee lead member Councillor Stephen Pitts (above right) and the Council’s assistant head of parks (technical) Graham Newsome.
Ballacloan primary school: Nicole Kowalewska and Emma Walmsley, both five; Chloe Hamilton, four; and Finlo Tumblety, six
Cronk y Berry School: Alisha Fitzgerald, seven; Samvir Jandu, 10; Amy Convery, 11; and Alex Pannell, seven
Fairfield School: Brintha Yasodaran, eight; Sophia Reid, seven; Brindan Yasodaran and Sophia Iankova, both nine; and Stephen Waddington, 10
Scoill Vallajeelt: Breesha Logan-Cowley, four; Ella MaLone, seven; Marie Chilliers, 10; Laura Carey, eight; Alex Nicoll, five; and Grace Gawne, six
Councillor Stephen Pitts and Graham Newsome witness the green shoots of spring
The 'eyes' have it, the 'eyes' have it...
Judging: Week Two
Anagh Coar Primary School: Ellie Christian Wicklow, five and Kaitlyn Dunning Fitzpatrick and Amy Bennett, both aged four
Ballacottier Primary School:Lucinda Musson, four, Matthew Boyle, six and Ella Stewart, five
Manor Park Primary School: April Clare, five
Murray's Road School: Joseph Druggan, 10
Scoill yn Jubilee: Isaac Quayle, five
Willaston Primary School: Kayla Irvine, nine
St Mary's RC School
Winners will be announced at a prize presentation at Douglas town hall in April.