Join us at Hendall Manor Barns soon (DTBC), to celebrate what is great about Sussex at the CPRE Sussex Countryside Awards 2020.
The CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural England) is a registered charity 1156568 and, every three years, they present the Countryside Awards, recognising and rewarding sustainable or low carbon initiatives that enrich and support the Sussex countryside.
Details of the entry process and examples of previous winners can be found here.
The CPRE are looking for individuals and groups to enter projects completed between December 2016 and January 2020, under these following categories:
• ‘Empowering Communities’; recognizing individuals who make an outstanding contribution towards conservation, biodiversity or climate change. The winner of this will be voted for by a public online vote and will be presented with The Peter Brandon Award.
• ‘Connecting People and the Countryside’;,recognizing community groups, local enterprises and schools whose projects and initiatives contribute to enhancing and protecting the countryside and encourage engagement with the natural world.
• ‘Promoting Nature and the Countryside’; recognizing community groups and enterprises with inspiring projects and initiatives that contribute towards a sustainable rural community and thriving countryside.
‘So many people make a positive contribution to the Sussex countryside and rural communities’ says Director of CPRE Sussex Kia Trainor. ‘Climate change and declining wildlife are real challenges and it is important to highlight the achievements of local individuals and groups, so please enter now so that we can celebrate your good work!’
The deadline for submitting entries is the 30th April 2020. It is FREE to enter, and if shortlisted, the panel of judges will look forward to visiting your project during June.
Hendall Manor Barns are delighted to host the CPRE Sussex Countryside Awards 2020, especially as we were awarded as a CPRE Countryside Awards winner in 2017.