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Countryside Awards 2024

The CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards celebrate our beautiful, diverse and thriving countryside and those who help to cherish, support and sustain it.

Whether it’s a small-scale community initiative or a large-scale enterprise, we welcome entries from all projects that demonstrate a commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. By showcasing and celebrating the outstanding efforts across Hampshire, we hope to inspire others to take action and make a positive impact on their local environment.

Join us in celebrating the individuals and organisations who are making a difference in our communities and leaving a lasting legacy for future generations.

There are four award categories in the 2024 CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards:

  • The Hampshire Grassroots Action Award
  • The Hampshire Projects in Protected Landscapes Award
  • The Hampshire Climate Action Award
  • The Hampshire Countryside Health & Wellbeing award

Deadline for entries is 30th September 2024.

What you could win

The prize for each category winner will be:

  • £100
  • a promotion video about your enterprise
  • a feature in Hampshire Views, our member magazine
  • a feature on the CPRE Hampshire website
  • a feature on CPRE Hampshire social media
  • further publicity through promotion of the CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards 2024.

The ‘Hampshire’s Choice Award’ winner will also win:

  • An additional £500.

Entry Deadlines and Information

  • Nominations are open between Saturday 20th April and Monday 30th September 2024.
  • Judging will take place during October 2024 and a shortlist produced.
  • In November, the finalist and runner-up from each category will be decided and put forward for the overall award, the Hampshire Choice Award.
  • The public can vote online for the Hampshire Choice Award winner during November.
  • The finalists will be invited to our awards ceremony where the winners will be announced.
  • The deadline for entries is 30th September 2024.

How to Enter

  • Select your category. Please read the category descriptions, criteria and eligibility information carefully. If you are not sure which category to enter into please contact and we can help.
  • You may enter into more than one category.
  • Complete the online entry form (links below) and submit with supplementary information. Alternatively, download the Countryside Awards Entry Form 2024. Details of where to email or post are available on the form.
  • Provide up to 5 supporting photos with your application. These will be used to promote the awards as well as your entered project or person.
  • Short films or videos, references or letters of support are other examples of evidence you could supply. These will also be used to promote the awards and your entered project or person.

Sponsorship opportunities

By becoming an award sponsor, you will receive valuable exposure and recognition for your support. Your sponsorship includes a quarter-page advert in Hampshire News, social media promotion, press releases and so much more.

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Take a look at last year's Countryside Awards

Congratulations go to the winners and finalists of the 17th Annual CPRE Hampshire Countryside Awards, announced at a special ceremony attended by over 60 guests at the Kings Somborne Village Hall on 12th December 2023.

2023 Award Winners