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Thorney Croft Wins Green Apple Award

Thorney Croft Care Home in Stranraer is delighted to have taken home the Silver Award at the Scottish Green Apple Environment Awards; an accolade that aims to reward the country’s greenest organisations and communities.

Thorney Croft Care Home Collect Green Apple AwardThe awards, organised by The Green Organisation, a group dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world, were presented at a glittering ceremony at Edinburgh’s Scotsman Hotel on Monday August 11th.

Led by Service Manager Louise Gibson, the team’s environmentally-friendly efforts have ranged from recycling clothing, collecting recyclables such as milk bottle tops, and donating materials such as furniture and metals to local community projects. The proceeds of these efforts have raised funds for both the home’s own activity fund, and other local charities. The team will now have the opportunity to win a UK Green Apple Award, at the House of Commons in November.

Regional Manager Julie Cowen, says: “It is a wonderful achievement for the team at Thorney Croft to be recognised for their tireless dedication to environmental projects.”

“Their work has made a real difference to local good causes, and is the result of the team pulling together and thinking creatively to give back to their community.”

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