The annual LOVE Northumberland Awards are returning this year – after they were unable to take place in 2020 due to Covid restrictions.
The 2021 awards have been announced this week – with category entries now open and an awards event at the Alnwick Garden with the Duchess of Northumberland confirmed for September.
Community groups, schools and individuals can now apply in seven different award categories for projects and initiatives which improve their local areas or neighbourhoods.
Entries are invited for the categories of:
- Best children’s project
- Best young people’s project
- Best urban project
- Best coast or countryside project
- Outstanding individual
- Best community response to the climate change emergency
- Schools Go Smarter sustainable travel award
The closing date for entries for the 2021 awards is Friday 6 August.
Winners will be presented with their awards by Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland at an event at The Alnwick Garden on Thursday 16 September.
The LOVE Northumberland Awards 2021 have been an annual celebration of all that is great about community environmental work in the county, and allow the county council to recognise the fantastic work of a great many groups and individuals.