Every year Norfolk County Council celebrates the achievements of people from our region who go the extra mile to be the very best eco ambassadors. This year Pixie Energy are delighted to sponsor this award.

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Voting closes at 5pm on Wednesday 28 February.


The finalists

Rosalind Bacon

Rosalind Bacon has worked as a grower for a community farm ‘Norwich FarmShare’ for four years, as well as holding down another job delivering environmental education for The County Trust. Alongside a co-worker, she has grown literally tonnes of organic vegetables for FarmShare members using only environmentally friendly growing techniques.

Her positive energy inspires members to support the farm, and her time and hard work helped successfully safeguard the farm’s future after recently losing its land.

Rosalind practices what she preaches and enjoys being ‘environmentally friendly’, which makes her a great role model. She is always seeking ways to reduce her environmental impact by any method possible.


Sarah Cox

Sarah Cox is Chair of Friends of Colby School, leading a number of innovative projects supporting their Eco Council.

She has organised textile recycling events, planned creative art projects using recycled bottle tops, and designed and made a range of gifts with the school’s Eco Council which went on sale at the school Christmas Fair.

Sarah has also led a litter picking campaign, masterminded its ‘Eco Week’ on the theme of renewable energy, organised the planting of more than 400 spring bulbs in memory of former Eco Hero, Eric Allaway and has coordinated successful fundraising campaigns for the school.


Trevor Williams

Trevor Williams is a founding member and Chair of Felbeck Trust, which aims to promote biological diversity in Norfolk.

He gathered an experienced group of trustees and achieved charitable status for Felbeck Trust in October 2016. Thereafter leading the trustee team to create links with organisations and stakeholders that share the trust’s objectives and establishing the Trust within Norfolk communities, gaining local support.

Trevor oversees and motivates the Felbeck Trust volunteers. He serves on Aylmerton Parish Council where he was responsible for the Pond Restoration Project which received an award for promoting biodiversity. He also established the North East Norfolk Bird Club and, in his spare time, volunteers for Norfolk Wildlife Trust.


Kate Cooper

Kate Cooper is a Conscious Stylist and Fashion Activist, speaking, writing and leading sustainable fashion projects such as the Norwich Fashion Jam, which all have the environment at their core.

By writing for publications such as Norfolk Brides to promote pre-owned wedding dresses and the benefits of charity shop purchasing, Kate regularly highlights ethical and environmental concerns with the fashion industry. Kate raises the issues digitally by documenting personal challenges via her blog and instagram account, such as her year of ‘Secondhand first’ clothing, a three-month ‘Capsule Wardrobe” and most recently, the ‘Dressember’ challenge; wearing the same dress every day in December 2017.

Kate directed the Norwich Fashion Jam, sits on the board of Norwich Fashion Week and plays an important part in making Norwich’s fashion more pro-environmental.

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Voting closes at 5pm on Wednesday 28 February.