Village Centre scheme Highly Commended

Our new village Centre was entered into this year’s County Durham Environment Awards. The prestigious annual awards, now in their 28th year, are organised by County Durham Environment Partnership to celebrate great design, environmental guardianship and community spirit.

This year saw 53 entries from across County Durham and the winning and  commended projects were announced at a ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Durham on Thursday evening.

Our scheme was a Highly Commended entry in the Places and Spaces category.

Environmental Awards 2017 certificate

Oliver Sherratt, Chair of the County Durham Environment Partnership, said: “These awards are a unique opportunity to celebrate the fantastic achievements of people who dedicate their time to improve the environment in County Durham. Once again we have seen a wide range of excellent projects and I never fail to be impressed by the commitment of those individuals and groups who give up their time to make County Durham a better place for people to live and visit.”

Cllr Simon Henig, Chair of the County Durham Partnership, said: “These awards are a great way to shine a light on those individuals and groups who make a real difference to our county and they should be very proud of their achievements.”