Our inaugural Low Carbon Lymm Climate Week Award Winners
Congratulations to you all and, hopefully, we will all be inspired to enter the Low Carbon Lymm 2014 Awards for Climate Week . More information regarding entries will be posted in the autumn.
Best Contribution by a Community Group or Organisation:
Lymm Rugby Club for working together, across the age groups, to create a new plantation and wildlife habitat to the benefit of the wider community.
Resident of the Year
Jo Yellen for her leadership of the Oughtrington Community Orchard and the establishment of a Friends of Spud Wood group.
Local Food Supplier of the Year
Janet Harrison and Abbey Leys Farm for their contribution to setting up a farmers’ market in Lymm village centre and encouraging people to ‘buy local’.
Most Inspirational Young Person (under 12)
Hal Bircham for his enthusiasm, commitment and leadership as a member of his school’s Eco Committee.
Best Educational Contribution
Ravenbank Community Primary School for their creative whole school approach to fostering environmental awareness in action.
Best Initiative by a Small Business
Sexton’s Bakery for their achievements in reducing plastic bag use and demonstrating their commitment to sustainability in working practices.
Check out a picture gallery of all this years winners here.
The judges were local councillor, Ian Marks, Belinda Miller from a marketing agency specialising in ‘green’ issues and Peter Owen, Chief Executive of an environmental charity.
The Awards were presented at the Farmers’ Market, Lymm Youth & Community Centre on Sunday 17 March at 1.30pm.
Congratulations and very well done to the winners.