Category Archives: Village Awards news

Grayshott announced as Champion of Champions!

Grayshott was honoured with the title Champion of Champions after another raft of awards in a competition for Hampshire communities. And in the same competition Grayshott councillor and EHDC Leader, Cllr Ferris Cowper, was given a lifetime achievement award for his years of work in the community. In all, the village won seven gongs in […]

More village of the year awards for Grayshott

Grayshott has received special recognition at the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Village of the Year awards for the category ‘Regeneration & Improvement of Community Facilities & Infrastructure’. Clive Slaughter chairman of the Parish Council, Phil Bates, Tim Wicks and David Williams recently attended the awards evening on behalf of the Village and were pleased to […]

Grayshott What’s On! Grayshott Scoops Awards!

Grayshott scooped no less than five awards at last night’s inaugural East Hampshire Business Awards held at Old Thorns. The 2013 awards in twelve categories were introduced by East Hampshire MP Damian Hinds following a champagne reception and sumptuous dinner laid on for over two hundred guests all with indigestion eager to find out if […]

Grayshott puts Business and Community Together

Grayshott, already three times ‘Hampshire Village of the Year’, has once again entered the annual competition and many villagers representing village groups and businesses turned out on 16th August to meet the judges in the Square. In the closest competition over the last six years, Bishop’s Sutton eventually came out victorious to join the elite of […]

Grayshott Runners up in Hampshire Village of the Year 2010

Grayshott has once again been chosen as runners up in the Hampshire Village of The Year competition and received an award on Sat the 23 of Oct 2010. Phil Bates said “We are of course delighted and over the moon to once again win an award and it was an honour receiving it on behalf […]

Grayshott Cleans Up! Winning third Best Business in the Community Award

The Buy In Grayshott Group (BIG) have won yet another prestigious award by scooping “The Best Business In The Community Award ” in The Hampshire Village Of The Year Competition. This latest award will sit proudly next to the plaque BIG won in 2002 when Grayshott was awarded the distinction of winning the best village […]

Grayshott Wins Best Village Award for the Third Time

For an unprecedented third time, Grayshott has won “Best Village” award in the 2007 ‘Love Your Village’ Calor Hampshire Village of the Year Competition. Buy In Grayshott (BIG) coordinator Dick Smith, who together with Phil Bates, prepared Grayshott’s entry to the competition, said: “We are surprised and delighted that the Judges have awarded yet another […]

Grayshott Wins 2005 Best Village Award for Business in the Community in South England

After winning the best village in Hampshire award for 2005 Grayshott representatives couldn’t believe it when for the second time they went on to take the award for best village in the business category in South England. Dick Smith, Phil Bates & Peter Hatch attended the awards ceremony held on Tuesday 6th December at the […]

BIG Reception for Calor Village of the Year Judges at the Club

On Tuesday 18th October three Regional Judges were given a whirlwind tour of the village ending up at Grayshott Social Club to meet the forty or so representatives from some of the many organisations that help to make Grayshott such a wonderful village. As Dick Smith was unfortunately on holiday it was left to Phil […]

Grayshott Hosts 2005 Hampshire Village of the Year Awards Ceremony

It was a proud day for Grayshott as they played hosts to the Calor Hampshire Village of the Year Awards for 2005 and also received a plaque from the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, Mrs Mary Fagan JP for winning the best village award. Three other villages picked up awards at the ceremony held in the […]