BEST VILLAGE COMPETITION 2018

Northamptonshire's 2018 Best Village Competition Winners

The winners of the 2018 Northamptonshire Best Village Competition were announced at a fantastic Presentation Evening held on Tuesday 17th July 2018 here at The Hunsbury Hill Centre, Harksome Hill, Northampton.   David Laing, H.M. Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire and President of Northamptonshire ACRE, presented delegates from the winning villages with cups and certificates.   David Scudamore Chair of the 2018 Northamptonshire Best Village Competition and trustee of Northamptonshire ACRE announced the winners during the evening celebrations.

The village of Moulton was the overall winner gaining the prestigious title of the 2018 Northamptonshire Best Village and winning the prize of £1000 to be used for community projects.   Weedon Bec was the runner up.

The full results are as follows:

OVERALL WINNERS     WINNER     MOULTON

Runner up   Weedon Bec     Third    Braunston

LARGE VILLAGE      WINNER    MOULTON

MEDIUM VILLAGE    WINNER    WEEDON BEC

Runner up   Braunston         Third   Flore

SMALL VILLAGE    WINNER   ROTHERSTHORPE

Runner up   Great Cransley

NEWCOMERS CUP   WINNER   KILSBY

Runner up    Guilsborough

The Best Village Competition is operated entirely by volunteers working with Northamptonshire ACRE.   The competition looks at all aspects of village life: community and social activities, sustainability, the provision for the yonger and more senior residents, the use of IT and social media, local business involvement as well as tidiness and the welcome visitors receive.

For more information regarding the competition please contact Rebecca Breakwell on 01604 825884 or via e-mail [email protected] or David Scudamore on 01604 762230