Land Trust green spaces to be celebrated at 2018 awards ceremony

11th May 2018

National land management charity the Land Trust will recognise the benefits, achievements and value of its green spaces around the country at its annual awards ceremony.

The event will be held in Newcastle on Tuesday 15 May and will see awards handed out in the following categories:

  • Site of the year
  • Community Space of the Year
  • Nature Space of the Year
  • Health Site of the Year
  • Educational Site of the Year
  • Site delivering most beneficial/improved economic activity
  • Most improved space
  • Best site or Friends of Group for small grants
  • Project of the year
  • Volunteer of the year
  • Ranger of the year

The Land Trust’s, director of Portfolio Management, Alan Carter, said:

“The Land Trust Awards give us the opportunity to celebrate the amazing work that our managing partners do to achieve our charitable aims across our sites. Every park, nature reserve or piece of open space has a positive impact on the wildlife, environment and people who live nearby, and it’s really inspiring to get together and celebrate some of their stories and successes.

“It also gives us the chance to recognise the tireless work of all the volunteers who get involved with their local sites. They think nothing of giving up hours of their time and play an absolutely essential part in the success of the Land Trust and we do all we can to ensure that their efforts benefit them in return, whether through the mental and physical wellbeing gains, the skills they learn or the friends they make.”

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Anne Litherland and Euan Hall


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