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Best Village Competition Winners 2017
Best Village Competition 2017
Around 60 villagers and other guests gathered at the Hunsbury Hill Centre on Tuesday 18th July for the Presentation Evening Ceremony to hear the results of the 2017 Northamptonshire Best Village Competition. The Competition celebrates community spirit and the quality of life in the County’s villages. Annette and Paul Hollowell of Hollowells Funeral Plans presented all the prizes and they are seen here with villagers from Blisworth, who won the overall Northamptonshire Best Village award.
A press release about the awards is available here. Below are listed all the winners:
OVERALL WINNERS WINNER BLISWORTH
Runner Up BRAUNSTON
Third WEEDON BEC
LARGE VILLAGES Winner Irchester
Runner Up Moulton
Highly Commended Brixworth
MEDIUM VILLAGES Winner Blisworth
Runner Up Braunston
Highly Commended Weedon Bec
SMALL VILLAGES Winner Syresham
Runner Up Evenley
Highly Commended Rothersthorpe
Newcomers Cup Winner Evenley
Runner Up King’s Sutton
Highly Commended Potterspury
The Competition was once again this year generously sponsored by Hollowells Funeral Plans.
Each category carries prize money of £250. In addition to this, the prize money for the overall winner will be £1000.
The judges look at all aspects of village life:
- community and social activities
- local communication
- the village website
- the provision for young people and more senior residents
- the involvement of local businesses
- general tidiness
- the welcome given to visitors
If you have any queries please contact Barron Walton, Co-ordinator Northamptonshire Best Village Competition via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 01327 312950.
Hollowells Funeral Plans: Proud to sponsor the Northamptonshire Best Village Competition