Swift project helps village scoop conservation award

Gill Jones, Val McClure, Judith Wakelam ANL-141015-130115001
Gill Jones, Val McClure, Judith Wakelam ANL-141015-130115001
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Villagers in Worlington have been celebrating after the village picked up a major conservation award.

Worlington , Forest Heath’s Village of the Year, lost out on the county title to Whatfield but on Saturday it was awarded the Suffolk Wildlife Trust Award for Conservation recognising projects in the village including one aimed at encouraging swifts run by Judith Wakelam and featured in the Journal earlier this year. Other initiatives included not cutting areas of the churchyard in the growing season and planting hedge plants. Picture above are. from left, Gill Jones, Val McClure, Judith Wakelam with their winners’ cerficates.