Posted: July 2015
Aylesbury Town Council sought to "flood the town with flowers and make Aylesbury an attractive and colourful town to visit." Our church, along with other organisations and businesses, was invited to display subsidised hanging baskets on our premises. The cost included watering and maintenance in the summer months. We are happy to support this initiative. The power of flowers to brighten up our town centre, be a 'feel good factor' and bring appreciative comments from people is there for all to see and hear. Well done the Town Council!
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