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Calling All Rural Businesses and Individuals


Awards set to recognise the best of the rural North East are being launched by the Journal and Chronicle papers.

Entries for the awards are now open, with anyone in the region being able to nominate people or businesses in 10 individual categories.


You are also able to nominate yourself.

The categories are:-

·         Rural diversification award;
·         Best rural start-up Award;
·         Rural Hero or Heroes;
·         Land-based apprenticeship award;
·         Tourism and hospitality award;
·         Farm Award
·         Farming and the environment award;
·         Artisan food and drink award;
·         Farmer of the year Award;
·         Rural Innovation Award.
Nominations will be whittled down to a shortlist and the prizes awarded at a glittering ceremony at Linden Hall in Longhorsley on the evening of June 29th 2017.
Entries are open until Friday 19th May for businesses to submit an application.
Follow the link below to submit an application.

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