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Green Awards in the Shropshire Hills

Green Awards in the Shropshire Hills  in South Shropshire
Congratulations to 6 local businesses, who are committed to “greening” their businesses. The Shropshire Hills Sustainable Business Scheme, awarded Green Achiever awards to Clun Valley Organics, The White Horse, Clun, Mocktree Barns , Wheely Wonderful Cycling and Think Graphic. Whilst The Long Mynd Hotel has been awarded a Gold Award as part of the Green Business Tourism Scheme.

The  Sustainable Business Scheme is run by the Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership, and businesses of all kinds can join by making a public pledge to improve their environmental performance and links to the local economy and community. The awards were made in the five categories of the scheme:

'Buy' Local – Clun Valley Organics (Trevor Wheeler)

'Eat' Local – The White Horse Clun (Jack Limond – who was not able to be present)

'Stay' Local - Mocktree Barns Holiday Cottages (Cynthia & Clive Prior)

'Go' Local - Wheely Wonderful (Kay Dartnell)

'Local Services' - Think Graphic (Matthew Lloyd)

George Chancellor, Chair of the AONB Partnership who awarded each winner a certificate and a prize hamper of local produce, said “It’s fantastic to see the commitment of all these businesses to sustainability. The Scheme recognises them for that, they get benefits from being part of the network, and the Shropshire Hills benefits by being more and more associated as a sustainable destination.”

Members who would like to know more about these schemes should contact

Green Tourism Business Scheme www.green-business.co.uk

Shropshire Hills Sustainable Business Scheme - www.shropshirehills-buylocal.co.uk/sustainable.cfm


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