The Bright Green Community Trust (BGCT) held its first annual awards celebration evening on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at the Village Hall, Honley. Representatives of the 11 local organisations who had been successful in gaining an award, gathered for the evening with members of Holmfirth Transition Town (HoTT), Longley Farm and HoTTWind@Longley, the community energy wind turbine scheme that donates monies to the Trust. The evening was organised by One-Community, the Kirklees Foundation Trust, who administer the community funds on behalf of the BGCT by making awards to community projects contributing to a sustainable low-carbon future for the Holme Valley community.
Representatives received certificates celebrating their awards from Janet Williams, chair of the Bright Green Community Trust, and also spoke about their organisation and what they had done with the award monies todate.
The Bright Green Community Trust is funded by donations from the community wind turbine HoTTWind@Longley, with trustees / awards panel from HoTT, Longley Farm and the local community.