A DALTON couple have won an award for their garden.
Fred and Nilva Walker, of Longfield Close, Dalton, came overall winners in the annual garden competition held by the Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust, which has housing in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Cheshire.
All finalists attended an awards ceremony at The Wind and The Willows Hotel in Glossop, Derbyshire.Housing services manager Tony Hennon said: “Everybody was treated to a celebratory dinner to show our appreciation for the wonderful standard of gardening especially allowing for the poor weather endured throughout 2008.”
Mr and Mrs Walker won a high street voucher worth £300 and a silver salver award.
Mrs Walker said: “I have never won anything in my life before”.