The winners of the 2016 Wychavon Intelligently Green Awards were announced at a special ceremony held at Pershore College and hosted by Alistair McGowan on 17 June. The awards recognise, celebrate and promote green projects and activities in Wychavon that also benefit the community or save money.
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Stephen Martin - nominated for his work in bringing environmental issues into the public arena, engaging public bodies in environmental action and developing Transition Evesham Vale initiatives including the Vale Local Food Festival and the 30:30 local food scheme.
Sponsored by JellyPickleJam and The Evesham Greengrocer
UNIQ Furniture offers schools and businesses a greener alternative to disposal and landfill by taking unwanted items and upcycling them into quality end products.
Pershore Weir Hydro Project - a 236 kW hydropower scheme on the River Avon, protecting a farm from flooding, generating green electricity for Pershore Leisure Centre, promoting wildlife habitats and generating a return on investment for the owner.
Sponsored by Areca Design
Walsh Mushrooms - nominated for the installation of solar panels and LED lighting at its Evesham distribution depot, resulting in significant reductions in lighting energy demand and heat generation, and for its extensive work to support the local community.
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SeSaME, which stands for Sedgeberrow Sustainable and Manageable Energy. The group has been pivotal in helping households in the village obtain grants for external insulation, it has coordinated the installation of solar panels for both the village hall and the primary school, and its members also resurrected the village newsletter to ensure good communication with the village.
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St Nicholas Federation Green Team - nominated for turning a messy, unattractive space into a beautiful, peaceful, green space (the Peace Zone) with features made from recycled materials.
Click here to find out who the other finalists and nominees were.
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