Congratulations! Champion Awards – Sidmouth groups!

Last Thursday saw lots of local businesses, schools, individuals and groups gathered at Kennaway House to celebrate efforts towards sustainability – in the Sustainable Sidmouth Champions Awards ceremony.

And lots of local groups and organisations were nominated for an award:

Showcasing sustainable projects: Sidmouth SAVE Food Hub

Showcasing sustainable projects: Sid Valley Help

Showcasing sustainable projects: Sidmouth Food Bank

Showcasing sustainable projects: Beach Toy Library

Showcasing sustainable projects: Sidmouth Community Food Forest

Showcasing sustainable projects: Eager Beavers TSJ

Showcasing sustainable projects: Sidmouth in Bloom

Showcasing sustainable projects: planting at award-winning gardens in Sidmouth – EDDC Parks and Gardens

Showcasing sustainable projects: Sidmouth Repair Café

Churches champions – Sid Valley Mission Community

Showcasing sustainable sports clubs: Sidmouth LED

Showcasing sustainable sports clubs: Sidmouth Golf

Showcasing sustainable sports clubs: Sidmouth Rugby

Sid Valley Biodiversity Group champions

Working towards a Sustainable Sidmouth – Vision Group for Sidmouth

Bite Sized Gardening – Vegetable, Fruit, Flower, Shrubs & Tree Gardening For Home & Allotment (more coming soon!)

And on Thursday night, the runners-up for the group category for a Sustainable Sidmouth Champions Award were Tess Bisson and Stefan Drew for their work on the Sidmouth Community Food Forest – and to Stefan Drew for his Bite Sized Gardening website and social media platform:

Denise Bickley of the judges panel presents the Award to Tess Bisson and Stefan Drew. Photography by Kyle Baker

And the winner of the Sustainable Sidmouth Champions Award for groups and organisations was the Sidmouth Repair Café:

Angie Carney, Mick Carney, Dave Rafferty and David Barlow receive the Groups Award from judge Denise Bickley. Photography by Klye Baker