Stafford Orchard

Village Awards

Heritage Lottery Grant
Parks for People – for the refurbishment of Stafford Orchard

August 2004
Best Large Village in Leicestershire

August 2002
Jubilee Village of the Year

A total of 11 villages won through to the final round of the 2002 Best Kept Village Competition. Quorn was awarded first prize in the large village section.

July 2002
National Parish Council of the Year

The award from the National Association is sponsored by AON Insurance and Quorn was voted the best Parish Council out of over 100 entrants from Councils in England and Wales. The runner-up was Waters Upton Parish Council in Shropshire.

National Environmental Village of the Year
Best Kept Village of the Year – Large Village Section

Calor Gas award for Jane Hollingworth’s design for the Memorial Garden at the Cross.

Leicestershire and Rutland Best Kept Village
Leicestershire finalist – National Village of the Year

Best Kept Village Winner – Large Village Section
Charnwood Design Award for The Cross

Charnwood Design Award for New Building – the Meeting Street Cottages reflecting the style of the old blacksmith’s.

Design Award – Churchyard Improvement