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Search begins in North East for outstanding green heroes

National Trust

National Trust

Do you know someone who’s worked tirelessly to protect a patch of green space near you? Have you got a favourite teacher who’s inspired you to do something for nature? Or is there a famous person who’s challenging the system to make life better that you admire?

If so, they could be a potential candidate for a new award – named after Octavia Hill, a Victorian social reformer and a founder of the National Trust who set the standard in campaigning for green places. The Octavia Hill Awards aim to find the modern-day champions and guardians of our precious pieces of outdoor space.


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