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and the results are......(super long pause)

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 06:00

Our first schools writing competition in 2018 was a great success!  

Children are our future,  our work to protect and enhance this county is for this generation and the next and the next….

We had some rather special judges, suitably experienced and well-equipped to judge a competition about ‘Why I love North Yorkshire’!

We’ll be presenting the awards and certificates at CPRENorthYorkshire’s AGM in March and hope that all our winners can attend!




Our judges said:  "We loved Summer’s entry as we felt it captured what’s special to her about North Yorkshire and also the unique qualities of the area – creating a vivid picture."

Well done Summer!  

Super Special category winner….

Alvin aged 7 - our judge says ‘Alvin, describes an enjoyable time with his father and there is a sense that he has really enjoyed what NorthYorkshire has to offer’.

Well done Alvin!

Special category winner:

Evie O 

Our judges said: 

‘Evie described many areas of North Yorkshire with a real sense of having experienced them’

and ‘we liked how her words painted a picture in our minds.’



of whose article our judges said:

‘We loved her descriptive wording which showed her passion for North Yorkshire’.

Winning School

Helmsley Community Primary School



The winning school will receive a cheque from CPRENorthYorkshire for two hundred pounds towards reading and writing equipment!  All our winners will receive book tokens and each school that kindly submitted entries will receive a copy of 

22 Ideas that saved the English Countryside!


Our judges were all committed to rural issues and the Champion was chosen by

by Emma Marrington and Ruth Bradshaw.

Our Super Special Winner was chosen by Councillor Janet Sanderson.

All our judges chose Special Winners!


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