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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