Celebrating excellence - award winners announced
15 March 2012
Local authorities, housing associations, community activities and councillors are celebrating their success in the 2012 Keep Britain Tidy Network Awards, which took place at the Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on 13 March.
The Keep Britain Tidy Network Awards are held annually to recognise and reward excellence and innovation in improving local environmental quality.
Winners of the Innovation Award and People's Choice Award, North West Leicestershire District Council & Charnwood Borough Council, are pictured above with Keep Britain Tidy's Phil Barton and awards presenter, Justin Rowlatt.
BBC TV reporter and journalist Justin Rowlatt hosted the awards, which were announced at a well-attended dinner. Phil Barton, chief executive of Keep Britain Tidy said: “All of this year’s winners are an inspiration and highlight and celebrate the fantastic work and dedication involved in delivering continuous improvement across the country. As always, the competition was tough so our winners can be proud of their achievement.”
The winners of the 2012 Keep Britain Tidy Network Awards were:
Changing Behavour Award
Coventry City Council
Love Where You Live Community Award
New Charter Housing Trust Group
Innovation Award and People's Choice Award
North West Leicestershire District Council & Charnwood Borough Council
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
Local Environment Champion Award
Adrian Ablett (Leicester)
Local Environment Operative Of The Year
Colin Wigham (Adur & Worthing)
Cllr Cynthia Ransome (Doncaster)