Slideshow: Splash of colour from Carrick in Bloom

Gardening enthusiasts have added a splash of colour around the district through their Carrickfergus in Bloom endeavours.

The annual initiative, the results of which have just been announced by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council, attracted entries from individuals, community organisations and businesses.

The best kept community planting scheme winner at the Carrickfergus in Bloom community competitions was Charles Sheils Charity, included is Christine Harper (second from right) with Sheils residents. INCT 35-751-CON

The best kept community planting scheme winner at the Carrickfergus in Bloom community competitions was Charles Sheils Charity, included is Christine Harper (second from right) with Sheils residents. INCT 35-751-CON

Featured here is a selection of some of the winners and runners-up from the community competitions.