BEST KEPT VILLAGE -Winlsow wins Michaelis Cup for Small Towns



 The judging of the 2017 Buckinghamshire Best Kept Village Competition has been completed and the results are :

Oving, winner of the Gurney Cup (villages with a population of 500 and under);Ludgershall, runner-up

Cuddington, winner of the Morris Cup (villages with a population of 500 – 1500); Castlethorpe runner-up

Stewkley, winner of the DeFraine Cup (villages with a population 1501 – 3000); Seer Green, runner-up

Chalfont St Peter, winner of the Pushman Cup (villages with a population over 3000); Haddenham runner-up


Winslow, winner of the Michaelis Cup (small towns); Marlow runner-up


Hanslope, winner of the Tindall Cup (2016 cup winners); Weedon runner-up

Cuddington has been awarded the Sword of Excellence as the best overall winner.

The Dashwood Trophy for the best runner-up goes to Castlethorpe

Oving’s success is capped by being awarded the Community Trophy which is sponsored by Browns.

Richard Pushman, Chairman of the Best Kept Village Competition, comments: “Our popular Best Kept Village Competition highlights the great community activity that goes on in our lovely Buckinghamshire villages. It is a great way to recognise the contribution of many who give their time and effort to showcase and enhance their local environment. The Best Kept Village competition is not just for ‘pretty’ villages – we want to see communities where everyone makes an effort to keep their surroundings well maintained. The competition is a good opportunity for villages to celebrate all the positive aspects of life in their village and we warmly congratulate this year’s winners for their superb efforts.


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