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CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards

2011 Awards Winners Announced

The winners of this year's Awards were announced at the ceremony on Friday 30th September

See who they were - read the press release

2011 Awards Shortlist Announced

Entries for the CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards, sponsored by Steve's Leaves, closed on 15th July. A press release issued on 11th August announced 11 entries that were shortlisted for the awards. They are:

  • Beach Wardens - Hayling Island
  • Peterfield Design Statement - Petersfield
  • Bike Recycling - Bishop's Waltham
  • Halterworth School - Romsey
  • Jenkyn Vineyard - Bentley near Farnham
  • King's School - Winchester
  • Otterbourne School - Winchester
  • PVC Windows - Bishop's Waltham
  • Radian Retrofit - Petersfield
  • Soberton Parish Council - Soberton
  • Tunworth Cheese - Basingstoke.

If you missed this year's deadline, why not plan ahead for an entry in 2012? Although the details may change, the general approach will be similar to that described below and on the accompanying application form. We are always looking out for good examples of environmental projects that enrich our countryside.

Recent press releases:

Green cycling up for award - More schools entries sought


The CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards scheme was launched in 2007 to recognise significant achievements across the county which support our goal of "a beautiful, diverse and living countryside that everyone can value and enjoy".

It is one of the best established Awards schemes in the county and over 20 projects have been recognised by an award to date.

For 2011 CPRE Hampshire is proud to have the Awards sponsored by Steve's Leaves. Steve's Leaves are a bunch of pioneering farmers who grow tasty, nutritious baby leaves using nature friendly farming and building special habitats to encourage wildlife.

The programme is being run in conjunction with Hampshire Fare & Hampshire Ambassadors.

Who Can Apply?

The scheme welcomes applications from all sections of the community and from projects of all types, big and small. For 2011 the focus will be on three categories in which environmentally outstanding projects can be nominated. The three categories are:

  • Rural Enterprise (Public Sector or Commercial) with a particular emphasis on "Field to Table" - food related businesses
  • Voluntary / Community
  • Schools

We ask that projects have been completed within the past three years. Full guidance is covered in the 6-page guidance booklet (PDF). To apply you will need to complete an application form - download either the PDF version or the Word version.

Further Information

All applications must be received by 15 July 2011.

After the closing date the judges will convene a scrutiny panel to assess entries. They will select three finalists in each category and site visits will be conducted between August and mid September.

A final list of winners will then determined. All applicants will be notified of the judges' decision and those projects selected for site visits, plus any others the judges consider worthy of special awards, will be invited to an Awards Ceremony on 28th September 2011. This will take place at a characteristic venue to be decided but probably in the Winchester area.

Previous Award Winners

warren park
Award winning outdoor classroom at Warren Park Primary School

Warren Park Primary School in Leigh Park, Havant, was just one of three schools to win a CPRE Hampshire Countryside Award in 2009. Other schools receiving awards in 2009 were North Baddesley Junior School for its education programme that highlights environmental issues, and Wherwell Primary School for its 'Woodland Project'

For details of all award winners in 2009 and earlier, go to the awards winners page.


This page last updated 4th August 2011.

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