Ponds & Woodlands
A Local Nature Reserve &
Community Green Flag Award Winner
2008 - SOCIETY WIN THE INITIATIVE AWARD.
The photographs below show the filming for the award nomination and Des Markey and Jeff Williams receiving the award, sponsored by Laing O'Rourke.
Society receive the "Community Group Biodiversity " award at this years B.G.C.B.C Environmental Awards ceremony.
Pictured left is Society Director Roy Lynch and his daughter Catherine, receiving a wood sculpture made by John James, a certificate and a cheque for £40.00 on behalf of the group.
The award was presented by BBC Wales Nature and Wildlife presenter Iolo Williams. Also pictured is Hedley McCarthy, who is the BGCBC Executive Member - Environment.
Society also received a certificate and wood sculpture for recently achieving the Green Flag Award from Keep Wales Tidy.
The 'Green Champion' was awarded jointly to Roy Lynch and John Hillier for all the hard work they have put in to help make the Woodlands site look as good as it does - well deserved for all their efforts.
2010 - THE SOCIETY WIN AN AWARD FROMTHE CAMPAIGN FOR THE PROTECTION OF RURAL WALES
On Thursday 2nd September 2010, society directors met at T.J. Thomas & Sons Henllys Suite to receive an award from C.P.R.W , this was followed by a walk around the Woodlands site.
These awards are sponsored by the Post Office Wales, which was represented by Stuart Taylor and CPRW were represented by :-
Dr Jean Rosenfeld,Director,CPRW Ian Burge,President of CPRW (Newport & Valleys) who presented a plaque and scroll to society chairman Rex Herbert MBE. Vic Warren,Chairman and Byron Grubb, Secretary of the Newport & Valleys Branch.
Byron, who lives nearby and regularly walks the woodlands site, has been so impressed by the development of the site, that he nominated us for the award.
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