Visitors enjoy eco-friendly fun at Greenbuild

Members of North Norfolk District Council environmental services team promoting recycling. Picture:

Members of North Norfolk District Council environmental services team promoting recycling. Picture: MILES JERMY - Credit: Archant

Visitors braved the elements for a celebration of all things eco-friendly at Greenbuild.

Chainsaw sculptor Shaun Gilbert. Picture: MILES JERMY

Chainsaw sculptor Shaun Gilbert. Picture: MILES JERMY - Credit: Archant

Held amid the serene surroundings of Felbrigg Hall near Cromer the event promotes sustainable lifestyles.

Crowds enjoyed talks, displays and family entertainment as part of the weekend's offerings.

The two-day extravaganza is organised by North Norfolk District Council (NNDC).

Council leader Tom FitzPatrick presented The North Norfolk Environment Award to Fakenham Area Conservation Team (FACT).

North Norfolk District Council leader Tom FitzPatrick presenting the North Norfolk Environment Award

North Norfolk District Council leader Tom FitzPatrick presenting the North Norfolk Environment Award to FACT secretary Tracey White and committee member Chris Yardley.Pciture: ED FOSS - Credit: Archant


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The dedicated group of volunteers have been involved in numerous conservation projects in the town and were runner's up in last year's competition.

Mr FitzPatrick said: 'Greenbuild has really evolved over the years it has been running. It started out focused on environmentally friendly housing and has developed more into promoting sustainable lifestyles.

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He added: 'I think the weather has been very sustainable. It is now raining, but will be green tomorrow when the sun comes out.'

Parking and entry are both free, with a voucher for three bags of compost for £1.50, while stocks last.

Opening times are 10.30am to 4.30pm today and 10.30am to 4pm on Sunday.

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