Chester's Best competition
'Chester's Best' is a free environmental competition open to residents and organisations in Chester-le-Street and surrounding villages. The aim is to create and celebrate a more attractive environment in which we can all live, visit or work.
This year's competition is now open for entries.
Applications can be made by:
- filling in the .
- collect a paper entry form from the One Point Hub, Burns Green, Chester-le-Street, DH3 3QH
Closing date for receipt of entries is 31 May 2018. Judging will take place in July.
Winners and awards will be presented at a ceremony in October.
Even if you don't have a garden, you can still enter your plant pots, containers, window boxes or hanging baskets as long as they are viewable from a public highway or footpath.
There are 6 different competition categories to enter:
- Business frontage/floral display
- Group project to improve an area
- Neighbourhood area - (please attach a brief description of community activities and projects with locations, which you wish to be judged on)
- Residential garden
- Allotment/kitchen garden
- School, nursery or young peoples' club garden or group project
The Chester's Best results were announced at a ceremony on 14 September 2017. See.
For more information about environmental schemes and campaigns, please see our Civic Pride team page.