Intelligently Green

 

Our Intelligently Green Awards celebrate local green projects, activities and lifestyles that also benefit the community or save money.  Nominations closed on 22 April and we're currently judging the entries.  We'll publish the short-listed nominees here soon.

 

To mark the launch of the awards we invited residents to wear a green heart and show their love for the environment.  Find out more here.

Award categories

The five award categories are:

Nominations must be for projects and activities that took place in the Wychavon district between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2016 or lifestyles covered by that period.  Entries must contribute to one or more Intelligently Green Plan themes - energy, construction, transport, food, tourism and green space.

What is Intelligently Green?

Sponsors

Rooftop Housing Group are our headline sponsors.  Thank you to all our sponsors, click here to find out why each of them is sponsoring the awards.

The awards ceremony

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony, sponsored by Fortis Livingat Pershore College's new sustainable building on the evening of Friday, 17 June.  

The event will be hosted by impressionist and actor Alistair McGowan.  Evesham born Alistair is an ambassador to WWF-UK, part of the global World Wide Fund for Nature, and campaigns on a number of environmental issues.

He is best known for BBC One's, BAFTA-winning The Big Impression; his take-offs of David Beckham, Dot Cotton,   Richard Madeley and Gary Lineker became legendary. He  recently played the title role in Jonathan Maitland's play, An Audience With Jimmy Savile at The Park Theatre in London.  His performance received universally rave reviews.

He has worked extensively in theatre throughout his career including appearances in the West End in Art, The MikadoPygmalion and Little Shop of Horrors.  He has also featured on Who Do You Think You Are, hosted Have I Got News For You and appeared on Live At The Apollo and countless other TV shows in a 25-year career.

What the judges are looking for

The judges are looking for:

  • Evidence that projects and activities have made a significant contribution to one or more of the four Intelligently Green Plan themes (energy, construction, transport and food, tourism and green space).
  • A clear demonstration of both the environmental and community or financial benefits.
  • Innovation, creativity and how nominees are using their project or activities to promote greener practices to other people.

Previous winners

Click here to find out about previous winners.