Sustainable Edenbridge - Recycled Scarecrows Competition
Scarecrows made from recycled/reused materials will be a feature of High Street shop windows during the Eden Valley Festival, the result of a competition for local primary schools and youth groups organized by Sustainable Edenbridge.
This is the first activity for Sustainable Edenbridge, a new community group formed by local people who are interested in improving the sustainability of the town and surrounding area – environmentally, socially, and economically. Many of the members are linked to other community groups which are already taking steps towards increasing the sustainability of local life.
Winners of the Eden Valley Summer Festival Scarecrow Competition will be announced and presented with prizes sponsored by the Great Stone Bridge Estate and Hazelwood School Limpsfield during the Festival’s Edenbridge Fun Day on Bank Holiday Monday 30th May. The challenge is to create a weatherproof scarecrow which includes elements which move and also make a sound in the wind.
Sustainable Edenbridge has adopted a distinctive logo and is in the process of creating a website full of practical information and useful links to help local households save money as they minimize their impact on the environment and develop more sustainable lifestyles – creating less waste and supporting the local economy in the process. From recycling to grow-your-own, water-saving, composting, renewable energy, insulation, and changing shopping and travel choices, there are many ways to make a difference.
Group members will be manning a stall at the Edenbridge Hospital Fete on June 4th and the Bore Place Open Day on June 19th with information on a wide range of topics, and they hope to organize a ‘Green Fair’ as a new event in town next year.
For more details contact: Sara Young on firstname.lastname@example.org
Dated: 13 May 2011