The winners of the prestigious Keep Britain Tidy Diamond Jubilee Awards have been revealed at a ceremony in Liverpool.
More than 250 guests attended the event, including Environmental Minister Dan Rogerson and Keep Britain Tidy’s Ambassador, TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp, to see a total of 11 awards handed out.
The highlight of the Jubilee celebrations was the announcement of the Diamond Jubilee Award winner, with the honour going to Queen Elizabeth II High School’s Eco-Committee.
Other winners included the Love Essex partnership of local authorities and businesses, which received the Diamond Jubilee Partnership Award; the Green Flag Award Volunteer of the Year John Buxton from Flitwick in Bedfordshire and London-based refurbished bicycle scheme Respoke, which collected the Waste less Live More Award.
Phil Barton, Chief Executive of Keep Britain Tidy, said: “Congratulations to all the winners of our Diamond Jubilee Awards. The Awards recognise the work over the past 60 years of Keep Britain Tidy and highlight the breadth of our activity and programmes, from the Green Flag Award to Eco-Schools and the Keep Britain Tidy Network.
A full list of all winners can be found on the Keep Britain Tidy website