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Environment Awards 2013

 'Rewarding great design, environmental guardianship and community spirit in County Durham'.

The 2013 Environment Awards' ceremony was held in Durham on Tuesday 8 October 2013. Durham Gateway at Durham University Science Site and Seaham Marina were awarded outstanding awards for exceeding the criteria in several categories.

Have a look at the chart below to see who won what. Or see our Environment Awards 2013 winner brochure (PDF, 4Mb)


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Built EnvironmentScargill Castle                          Award
Built EnvironmentFarrell HouseCommendation
Built EnvironmentCastle and Scar Top Landscape ImprovementsCommendation
Built Environment    Bishop Auckland Urban RenaissanceAward
Climate Change BEERAward
Climate ChangeRenewable SpectrumAward
Climate ChangeEdmondsley Primary School   Award - Cash Prize £100
Community Partnership    Cultivate 4 Life    Commendation
Community PartnershipEDDY People ProjectCommendation
Community PartnershipHands on "Cree Project" Nalu The WaveCommendation
Community PartnershipWe Are The WorldCommendation
Community PartnershipLanchester Village Green ImprovementsCommendation
Community PartnershipStobillee WetlandsCommendation
Natural EnvironmentBiophiliaCommendation
Natural EnvironmentCong Burn Wood and Water Quality ImprovementsCommendation
Natural EnvironmentDaisy Hill LNRCommendation
Natural EnvironmentHeart of DurhamAward
Natural EnvironmentPelton Fell ReedbedsCommendation
SchoolBelmont Junior School WOW SchemeAward - Cash Prize £100
SchoolShotley Bridge Junior SchoolCommendation - Cash Prize £100
School    Yohden School Grounds ImprovementAward - Cash Prize £100
Group VolunteerCounty Durham Residents AssociationCommendation
Group VolunteerEast Durham Heritage GroupAward
Group VolunteerSherburn Way Railway Community ProjectCommendation
Group VolunteerWaldridge VolunteersCommendation
Volunteer over 18Ian BrownCommendation
Volunteer over 18Isabelle RobertsAward
Volunteer over 18Stan PinkneyAward
Volunteer under 18Sky Rainforest Rescue Schools Challenge


Outstanding   Seaham MarinaOutstanding Award
OutstandingDurham Gateway (Durham University Science Site)Outstanding

Further information

For more information, please contact Jonathan Seymour on 03000 265 545.


The 2013 Environment Awards were sponsored by:

NE2 Groundwork Svez Wildlife Trust Livin Banks group