GREEN-fingered volunteers in Denbigh will have their fingers crossed following a visit from a Wales in Bloom judge.

Following an 'Outstanding' grade at the 'In Your Neighbourhood' contest last year, John Woods has taken on a tour of Denbigh's floral displays for its first Wales in Bloom competition.

Mr Woods took a tour of displays at the Crown Square cenotaph, Bridge Street and throughout the town - including Denbigh in Bloom's (DIB) telephone Kiosk project - as well as, meeting children from Ysgol Frongoch and Ysgol Bodfari.

Vice-chair of the DIB Helena Cawthray said: "The feedback was really positive, so now we have to keep our fingers crossed until the awards ceremony in September

"This has been a huge community effort. Thank you to every single person who picked litter, weeded, painted and deadheaded.

"Thanks to all the regular volunteers who do this all year round, all because they love where we live."

DIB chair Lyndsey Tasker said: " Now the judge has visited, we're already planning next year's projects and looking forward to the awards in September."

The Wales in Bloom awards take place in Ystradgynlais in Powys on September 13.