Village of the Year 2017


Hampshire and the Isle of Wight’s Village of the Year competition 2017 is now open.

Entries are invited from any parish council, community group or group of individuals representing their community. Entries are free and need to be submitted by Friday 21st July. Full details are available on the Village of the Year page here

As well as judging for the overall Village of the Year, Best Small Village and inspirational individual, the following categories will also be considered:

  • Best Parish Council Community Engagement Project
  • Best Footpath or Highways Project
  • The Pub as a Community Hub or other economic related project
  • Best Village Feature

Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Village of the Year is sponsored by Fuller’s Brewery and supported by The Hampshire Association of Local Councils.

Channel Four, featuring Penelope Kieth, is running a similar nationwide “Village of the Year” competition. For more details and to enter please visit this website The closing date for Channel Four entries is 14 May 2017.