North West Awards for Coastal Excellence – NW ACE 2014 – Winners Announced!

The winners of the NW ACE 2014 were announced today at Destination Coast! – the North West Coastal Forum’s biennial regional conference.

The awards were presented by Peter Hampson, CEO of British Destinations. They were:

Coastal Champion: in an unusual move we have 3 joint winners this year. They were proposed on one nomination and were impossible to choose between!

Jayne Foat, Sefton Council’s LOVEmyBEACH Co-ordinator

Annie Heslop, Keep Britain Tidy and LOVEmyBEACH campaign

Emma McColm, Morecambe Bay Partnership’s LOVEmyBEACH Officer

Coastal Community Action:

Winner: Rossall Beach Residents & Community Group

Highly Commended: Fairhave Coastal Care Group

Coastal Best Practice:

Shore Cottage Studio  – Winner in the Coastal Leisure and Tourism category

The Environment Agency, RSPB and Natural England for Hesketh Out Marsh East – Winner in the Adaptation to Climate Change Category

The award presentation is available to download as a pdf however it was not possible to do justice to the award winners in a short presentation so more information will be made available in due course.

Awards presentation (pdf): NW ACE 2014

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