Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Darlington Friends of the Earth Co-ordinator is Award Finalist

Members of Darlington Friends of the Earth are celebrating their group’s co-ordinator, Kendra Ullyart, making the short list at the Best of Darlington Awards for her environmental campaigning.

Kendra Ullyart, right, with group Treasurer Cat McConnachie

Kendra was recognised for her achievements in making Darlington a greener and more pleasant place to live. Recent successes from Darlington Friends of the Earth have included events to highlight the plight of the bumble bee, film screenings, supporting a local farm to become more energy efficient and creating a Darlington Orchard. The group have big plans for 2014. They are to receive a Big Lottery grant to transform the grounds of St Cuthburt’s church.

Kendra said,”It is wonderful to be recognised for all the hard work that our group has put in this year. We will continue to campaign on topics as diverse as Fracking to wild flowers, road safety renewable energy. If you want to make a difference locally or globally come and join our award winning team.“

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