I am pleased to announce that Deeping St James is the winner of South Kesteven Best Kept Community Award for 2019.
Organised by The Lincolnshire Branch CPRE, the competition is judged by volunteer judges.
The Judges visited the village twice, without any announcement, and on each occasion had a maximum of 150 points available to award across the following criteria:-
• Overall appearance and condition – Absence of litter, unauthorised / unsightly refuse, absence of graffiti / vandalism, dumps on verges, general condition of roads and paths.
• Green Spaces – Provision for wildlife (such as bird boxes / feeders, bat boxes) and wildflowers. The general appearance of public greens, trees, ponds, streams, dykes, parks, nature areas, hedges, gardens, and allotments, as well as the condition of footpaths, stiles, field gates, signposting and children’s play areas.
• Public Premises – The condition of town halls, community centres, public halls…
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