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Living Countryside Awards 2018 - meet the shortlisted entrants

Thursday, 30 August 2018 08:14

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Introducing this year’s shortlisted entrants. We’ve included links to their websites and social media accounts so that you can get to know them better. Click on each category heading to find out more about the criteria for each award. Entrants are listed alphabetically by category.

Young People
1. Bedford Modern Junior School Eco Club (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
2. Greensand Trust Young Rangers (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
3. Shelton Lower School
4. The Vale Academy, Dunstable (Facebook, Twitter)
5. Young Falconers – The English School of Falconry (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)


Biodiversity & Landscape Improvement
1. Chute Farm, Whipsnade (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
2. Colmworth Country Park
3. Friends of Bedford Cemetery (Facebook, Twitter)
4. Houghton Hall Park (Facebook, Instagram)
5. Lady Smockers (Bletsoe) (Facebook)
6. Sharnbrook Castle Close Wildlife and Heritage Site 
7. Tiddenfoot Water Park 
8. Waypost Wood, Cranfield (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)


Local Food & Drink
1. Bevistan Dairy (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
2. Black Cat Farm Shop (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
3. Companions Real Bread (Facebook, Twitter)
4. Morgan Pell Meats (Facebook)
5. Mrs Middleton’s Salad Dressings (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
6. Wooden Hill Coffee Company (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)


Health & Wellbeing
1. Dunstable Men in Sheds (Facebook)
2. Mile Road Allotments 
3. Penrose Roots (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
4. Walk 4 Health 


Greening Urban Spaces
1. Colmworth Gardening Club 
2. Edible High Town (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
3. Incredible Edibles, Dunstable (Facebook)
4. Lewsey Park (Facebook
5. Queens Park Community Orchard (Facebook, Twitter)
6. Regent Street / Miles Avenue Community Garden (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)


Sustainable Enterprise
1. Chris Dodson Thatching (Facebook, Twitter)
2. The Barn, Cardington (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)


Groundwork East entered a number of different projects across our categories. You can read more about the work they do in Bedfordshire here. (Facebook, Twitter)

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