Intelligently Green Awards

The winners of the 2018 Wychavon Intelligently Green Awards were announced on 7 June at a special ceremony hosted by leading British environmentalist and writer, Jonathon Porritt, and sponsored by Severn Waste Services.

The finalists gathered at Worcestershire Wildlife Trust, Lower Smite Farm, to see if they were amongst the winners of the awards that recognise, celebrate and promote local green projects, activities and lifestyles that are not only good for the environment but also benefit the community or save money. Nominations from across the district were received in four award categories.

The winners were…

The overall winner of the 2018 Intelligently Green Awards was Evesham Adventure Playground Association for their community pantry, bike schemes and use of reused and reclaimed materials in the adventure playground.

Winner of the 2018 Intelligently Green Awards - Evesham Adventure Playground




The other winners were .....

Individual and household category - sponsored by HERU

  • Chris and Kathy Haynes (joint winner) for their roles in the green refurbishment of Harvington Village Hall, active involvement in Harvington Neighbourhood Plan, Worcestershire Heat Networks project and promoting local food.

    Watch the winners film here >>
  • Robin Walker (joint winner) for his active involvement in Transition Evesham Vale, Cyclefest, cycle training for schools and Evesham’s Green Plan.

    Watch the winners film here >>

Business and public sector category – sponsored by Walsh Mushrooms

Community group category – sponsored by Severn Waste Services.

Schools/college and youth group category – sponsored by University of Worcester


Other finalists were…

All the finalists have demonstrated how they have made a significant contribution to our Intelligently Green Plan themes, and how they are generating community or financial benefits.  The judges were also looking for innovation, creativity and how nominees are promoting greener practices to other people


Other nominees included:



Rooftop Housing Group were our headline sponsors.  Thank you to all our sponsors - click here to find out who they were and why they sponsored the awards.