The winners of the Boscombe 2016 Postcard competition have been announced.
The competition, held by Boscombe Regeneration during the summer of 2016, offered the chance for winners to have their photo of turned into a limited edition postcard. The judges, Cllr Jane Kelly and staff from the Boscombe Regeneration office, were looking for images that celebrated all that Boscombe has to offer- from award-winning gardens to stunning beaches and Victorian architecture.
Councillor Jane Kelly, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Public Health said: “The response to the postcard competition has been absolutely amazing. The range and quality of the photos that were submitted was outstanding and we had a difficult time selecting the winning images. The photos entered demonstrated the real pride that people have in Boscombe.”
She added that she hoped the postcards will help to positively raise the profile of Boscombe and the good work and commitment that is taking place to improve the area.
The winners were will each receive their own copies of the limited edition postcards. There are 1,000 of each of the six designs available free of charge from local venues including Boscombe Library, Urban Reef and Urban Beach.
Over 230 photos of Boscombe were submitted via a dedicated flickr page which can be viewed here: www.flickr.com/groups/boscombepostcard
Here are the rest of the winning images: