From the Lord Lieutenant’s family estate to a wooden home, Suffolk’s ninth Creating the Greenest County Awards have recognised those who deserve a ‘Green Oscar’.
The awards, a partnership between Suffolk County Council and Anglian Water, were presented at Snape Maltings yesterday.
Euston Farms, on the estate which is home to Suffolk Lord Lieutenant Lady Euston, took the Greenest Farming Award for its balance of agricultural production with environmental management and engaging with community.
Greenest Building went to Hartest’s Modece Architects for their work in creating John and Jeanie Kemp’s home in the village, The Woodshed, from a former winery building.
Other winners were: Climate adaptation and Greenest Product, Aponic soilless growing systems, Long Melford; Greenest Business, ichiban sushi, Earl Stonham; Greenest Community Project, Framsden Woodland Group; Greenest Micro Business, Secret Meadows camping, Hasketon; Sustainable Tourism, Stoke by Nayland Hotel; Local Food, Hodmedod British pulses, Halesworth; Recycling, Teapot Project, Ipswich; Wildlife: Waveney Bird Club.
Suffolk Police’s Rural Crime and Wilflife officer PC Mark Bryantreceived a special award for outstanding service.