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Suffolk Greenest County Awards 2014 - winners announced!

By Sarah Groves, also posted in News on

Suffolk - creating the Greenest County logoAdnams is very proud to support the Suffolk - Creating the Greenest County Awards. Now in its seventh year, the awards celebrate the inspirational environmental and social achievements of individuals, businesses, schools and communities. From 95 entries, over 30 judges selected 29 outstanding finalists across a number of categories. Hosted by BBC Radio Suffolk's Mark Murphy, the award ceremony took place in the Hoffmann Building at Snape Maltings. The opening address was given by Lord Deben, the Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change and passionate advocate of responsible, sustainable living.  

The finalists

The winners in each category received a certificate as well as a trophy made from recycled bottles and glass. Greenest School, presented by Tracie Reed, Bauder Winner: Castle Manor Academy Runner up: Copleston High School Renewable Energy, presented by Jon Bell, Mosscliff Environmental Winner: Stutton Green Energy Runner up: Porters Farms Ltd Climate Adaptation, presented by Sharon Bleese, The Environment Agency Winner: Orchard Barn Environmental Education Centre Runner up: Howard Nurseries Ltd Local Food & Drink, presented by Laura Fellingham, East of England Co-op Winner: Greengrow Runner up: Ickworth Park Primary School Water Management, presented by Michael Peachey, Suffolk One Winner: Howard Nurseries ESWAG (East Suffolk Water Abstraction Group) Waste & Recycling, presented by Cllr Andrew Nunn, Suffolk Waste Partnership Joint Winners: The Rubbish Diet in conjunction with BBC Radio Suffolk and the Ipswich Furniture Project Greenest Building, presented by Simon Bennett, Greenright Homes Winner: Emmanuel Church Community Buildings Runner up: Victory Sports Ground Green Hero, presented by Graham Tinnion, TA Hotel Collection Winner: Fiona Unwin (Rubbish Friends Group) Runner up: Steve Piotrowski Green Travel, presented by Mark Bailey, Barnes Construction Winners: Alde Garden Runner up: Lowestoft Local Links Greenest Business, presented by Nicola Corbett, EDF Energy Winner: Copella Fruit Juices Runner up: Newton Commercial Greenest Product or Service, presented by Nicola Corbett, EDF Energy Winner: Green Duck Runner up: Lignacite Greenest Business (micro), presented by Nicola Corbett, EDF Energy Winner: Peakhill Farm Runner up: Ivy Grange Farm Yurts Landscape & Biodiversity, presented by Harry Young, Aldeburgh Music Winner: Bredfield Jubilee Meadow Project Runner up: River Stour Survey Volunteers Suffolk Carbon Charter Awards Gold: Newton Commercial Silver: Snape Maltings Greenest Community Project, presented by Jon Bell, Mosscliff Environmental Awarded by a public vote. Winner: Stradbroke Charitable Trust Runners up: Sudbury Market Town Partnership, Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm A huge well done to all finalists. The award ceremony was closed by David Barker MBE, Chairman of Suffolk - Creating the Greenest County. You can view images of the 2014 Suffolk - Creating the Greenest County Awards on Flickr.  


Sarah Groves