Pride in Your Place Awards 2017

Every year thousands of people do their bit to improve the quality of the environment across the whole of the county borough.

The Pride in Your Place Awards is an initiative that acknowledges the endeavour, innovation and commitment of those who have helped to make our area cleaner, safer and greener and a better place to live and work. The 2017 Pride in Your Place Awards are sponsored by Bryn Group and Seda.

The award scheme was open to all residents, schools, businesses and community groups within the county borough.

The closing date for applications is the 24 November 2017.

Award categories

  • Go Wild! Rewarding wildlife and countryside work that has helped enrich biodiversity.
  • Keeping Up Appearances. Rewarding cleanliness and attractiveness of a business premises (shop, business, factory etc.) 
  • Recycling in Schools. Rewarding resourcefulness, waste minimisation and recycling activities.
  • Environmental Education. Rewarding excellence in Eco Project work in our schools and colleges.
  • Healthy Living. Rewarding activities that promote healthy lifestyles. 
  • Sustainable Travel. Rewarding innovation and excellence in transport initiatives. 
  • Best Community Project. Rewarding activities and events that have improved the well-being, safety and/or quality of the environment in our local communities.
  • Best Kept Area. Acknowledging the efforts of a neighbourhood for improving the quality of their local environment.
  • Youth Environmental Champion. Reward for an outstanding individual (Aged 25 and under) who has contributed to improving the environment and the well-being of the community. 
  • Environmental Champion. Reward for an outstanding individual (over 25 years) who has contributed to improving the environment and the well-being of the community.

How to apply or nominate

All applications will be assessed by an independent panel. The short listed candidates will be invited to an award
evening in January 2018. All short listed candidates will receive a prize and category winners will be eligible for the prestigious overall winner award.

Please return the completed application form together with any photographs and other supplementary information to: -

Rhodri Lloyd
Caerphilly County Borough Council
Directorate of Environment
Penallta House
Tredomen Park
Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed, CF82 7PG.

Tel: 01443 873758

e-mail: prideinyourplace@caerphilly.gov.uk