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Stafford Orchard

Village Awards

2009
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.

2000
National Environmental Village of the Year
Best Kept Village of the Year – Large Village Section

1999
Calor Gas award for Jane Hollingworth’s design for the Memorial Garden at the Cross.

1997
Leicestershire and Rutland Best Kept Village
Leicestershire finalist – National Village of the Year

1996
Best Kept Village Winner – Large Village Section
Charnwood Design Award for The Cross

1991
Charnwood Design Award for New Building – the Meeting Street Cottages reflecting the style of the old blacksmith’s.

1983
Design Award – Churchyard Improvement