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Your chance to vote for Norfolk’s eco hero

PUBLISHED: 13:45 31 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:45 31 January 2018

Sarah Cox, chair of Friends of Colby School, who is shortlisted for the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards eco hero category. Picture: SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCIL

Sarah Cox, chair of Friends of Colby School, who is shortlisted for the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards eco hero category. Picture: SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCIL

SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCIL

A textile enthusiast, fashion activist, vegetable grower and biological diversity champion are in the running for an eco award.

Trevor Williams, founding member and chair of Felbeck Trust, who is shortlisted for the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards eco hero category. Picture: SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCILTrevor Williams, founding member and chair of Felbeck Trust, who is shortlisted for the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards eco hero category. Picture: SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCIL

Public voting is now open for the eco hero title - one of six categories in the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards.

Rosalind Bacon, a grower for the Norwich FarmShare community farm, who is shortlisted for the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards eco hero category. Picture: SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCILRosalind Bacon, a grower for the Norwich FarmShare community farm, who is shortlisted for the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards eco hero category. Picture: SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCIL

The nominees are:

Kate Cooper, a conscious stylist and fashion activist, who is shortlisted for the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards eco hero category. Picture: SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCILKate Cooper, a conscious stylist and fashion activist, who is shortlisted for the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards eco hero category. Picture: SENT BY NORWICH CITY COUNCIL

■Sarah Cox, chair of Friends of Colby School, who has organised textile recycling events in the school;

Sponsors of the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards outside Norwich's Blackfrairs Hall, where the ceremony takes place on March 20. Picture: Julian ClaxtonSponsors of the Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards outside Norwich's Blackfrairs Hall, where the ceremony takes place on March 20. Picture: Julian Claxton

■Trevor Williams, Aylmerton Parish Council representative and founding member and chair of Felbeck Trust which promotes biological diversity;

■Kate Cooper, a conscious stylist and fashion activist who leads sustainable fashion projects including the Norwich Fashion Jam;

■Rosalind Bacon, who has worked as a grower for the Norwich FarmShare community farm for four years.

People can vote for their favourite nominee, to be announced on March 20 at Norwich’s Blackfriars Hall, by visiting www.norfolk.gov.uk/ecohero.

Voting closes at 5pm on February 28.

The Norwich and Norfolk Eco Awards are run by Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council.

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