Northumbria in Bloom 2013



Littletown, Low Pittington and High Pittington are taking part in Northumbria in Bloom again this year.

Judging for Low Pittington and Littletown will take place on 15th July. Judging for High Pittington is on 16th July.

The new Parish Council are keen to hear from anyone who is interested in helping the three villages prepare for judging in any way they can. A meeting of volunteers will be arranged shortly. The Parish Council can be contacted through their new facebook page or through the Clerk Amanda Sutherland – 07415009431 – or the chairman Cllr Andrew Sowerby – 07514431867 –


Northumbria in Bloom 2012

This year Low Pittington (Silver Award 2011) and Littletown are entered in the same smallest community category/size and High Pittington (Bronze 2011) in the next larger category.

I am inviting any residents of High Pittington who are interested in undertaking some initial planting to meet me at the Pittington Village Hall at 10:00 on Saturday 31st March and/or Monday 2nd April for a couple of hours to begin the process of planting up the all of the planters.

The 36 new wooden planters were made available to us last year as a result of Taylormade Timber generously donating the materials, being built by Gordon Brown and myself and then filled with compost and located with the very considerable efforts of Stafford Smith from Littletown around the three Villages.

Once again my thanks to all who made this possible. Continue reading