LOVE Award for Beadnell volunteers

Green-fingered volunteers were among the winners at the LOVE Northumberland awards.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 19 July, 2018, 06:26
Beadnell in Bloom representatives with the Duchess of Northumberland. Picture by Andrew Bryson Photography

The Beadnell in Bloom team, pictured, won the Best Coast or Countryside Project, reward for the improvement works it has carried out since 2016.

St Oswald’s Way Steering Group/Volunteer Rangers were highly commended in the same category.

The annual LOVE Northumberland awards recognise the work of groups and individuals throughout the county.

The event was staged at The Alnwick Garden last Thursday, hosted by presenter Carol Malia and attended by the Duchess of Northumberland.

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Twenty-two groups, organisations, schools and individuals were honoured with winner, runner-up or highly commended awards across a range of categories.

The main sponsor of the awards was The Banks Group.

Other winners: Most innovative school recycling project – Corbridge Middle School; Best practice school recycling project – Prudhoe Community High School; School Sustainable Travel Award – Eastlea Primary School, Cramlington; Best children’s project – Briardale Environmental Wardens; Best Young People’s project – Young and Sweet, Haltwhistle; Best Urban Project – Friends of Ridley Park; Outstanding Individual Awards – Ben Campbell, Ponteland Academy, Ayesha Jackson, Haltwhistle; Pat Parker & Clare Mason, NCEA Josephine Butler Primary Campus.