At the Rural Living Awards evening on October 18th at County Hall, Hertford, Three Rivers groups did very well with Friends of Stocker’s Lake winning the top and prestigious Chairman’s Award.

These are annual awards made by the Council for the Preservation of Rural England. This year the awards were presented by Councillor Paula Hiscock, Chair of Three Rivers District Council. Councillor Hiscock said “I am so pleased that the Friends of Stocker’s Lake team won the prestigious Chairman’s Award. Having visited them at Stocker’s Lake Nature Reserve and seen the exceptional work that they do, it is well deserved”.

The images in this article show firstly the Chairman's Award itself and secondly the group present at the award ceremony. From left to right these are: Nigel Daly (FoSL Chairman), Russell Ball (FoSL Recruitment officer), Councillor Paula Hiscock (Chair, Three Rivers District Council), Simon Odell (Technical Standards  – Landscape Institute) and Ian Watson (FoSL Vice-Chair).

November 2019