For more than 25 years, the Tidy Wales Awards has celebrated inspirational stories from people of all ages who have worked tirelessly to improve their local environment. During this time, we’ve recognised all sorts of projects that have helped reduce litter, protect wildlife and created links in communities.

The shortlisted three groups for each category are;

River and Coast Award

Groundwork Wales
Widlife Watch Litter Pickers
Merthyr Tydfil Angling Association

Sustainable Futures Award

Milford Youth Matters
Food Swansea Project/Discovery SVS
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Eco-Schools in the Community Award

Fochriw Primary School
Cwmclydach Primary School
Ysgol Wdig

Green Key Award

North Wales Tourism Centre
Adcote House
Top of the Woods

Biodiversity Award

Friends of Henllys LNR
Green Days Innovate Trust
Coed Y Bont

Cleaner Communities Award

Keep Roath Tidy
Keep Splott Tidy

Community Transformation Award

Pride in Pill
Carun Pentref/Love our Village
3Gs Mens Group

Volunteer of the Year Award

Nigel Barry
Wayne Dixon & Koda
Vicky Pearson

Wales’ Best Unstaffed Station

Chirk Station
Caersws Station
Borth Station

Wales’ Best Staffed Station


The shortlisted three groups for each category will be invited to attend a prestigious award ceremony to be held in Cardiff on 20 November 2017, hosted by S4C presenter Sian Thomas and rugby champion, Tom Shanklin.

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