We have a winner!

The Gateshead Community Award goes to.... Bloomin Als!

We’ve been searching for a community champion in the Gateshead area and a few weeks ago took to social media to find them. We asked the people of Gateshead to tell us who they would like to win the award and the nominations came pouring in for individuals, businesses and charities in the area.

Our funeral family in Gateshead put their heads together and chose local business, Bloomin Als as their winner. Claire from Bloomin Als was invited to come down to the funeral home’s Macmillan Coffee Morning and was completely lost for words when the team announced she’d been chosen to receive the reward.

Bloomin Als are a family run garden centre in Birtley who are very much involved in local causes. The team worked alongside them recently when a Hadrian’s School was badly vandalised and they donated bedding plants and even taught the children how to look after them. The business are also always keen to offer help at local nursing homes that need revamping.

It was clear from the nominations that the community of Gateshead love Bloomin Als as much as we do, so the team at Gateshead were overjoyed to present them with the award.

Congratulations and very well deserved!

Find out more about the team at Gateshead and the community activities they are involved in.