Thirteen groups, organisations, schools and individuals were honoured with winner, runner-up or highly commended awards across six categories
5. Best Children’s & Young People’s Project
The Best Children’s & Young People’s project winner was Cowpen Quay Community Association for the Buffalo Youth project - a group of over 50 young people who go out litter-picking in their local area at least once a week.
6. Best Community Response to Climate Change Emergency
Best Community Response to Climate Change Emergency was won by Cramlington Town Council for its Cramlington Wild Spaces Hub. This collection of local community groups and organisations have worked to reduce their carbon footprint and encourage others to reduce theirs by bringing more trees, wild flowers and wildlife into their green spaces.
7. Individual Award
The award for an outstanding individual went to Dr David Cowen, who has worked tirelessly for years to maintain the grounds of five main hospital sites across Northumberland as well as his full-time job as an anaesthetist for Northumbria NHS Trust.
An aerial view from the LOVE Northumberland Awards at The Alnwick Garden.