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The Leicestershire County Council Green Plaques are awarded to people and places in and around the county, nominated and voted for by you.

The latest Green Plaque Awards

You voted for your favourite Leicestershire people and places to be honoured with a Green Plaque and here are your final six:

  1. Lt Col Philip Eric Bent VC DSO - awarded the Victoria Cross 
  2. Sgt Herbert Ernest Black RAFVR - WWII fighter pilot
  3. Frances Elizabeth Deacon - pharmacist 
  4. George Fox - founded the Quaker movement
  5. Military Stables - Defence Animal Training Unit, Melton
  6. Theodora Salusbury - Arts and Crafts stained glass artist 

What happens next

We will start work to identify the best locations for the plaques, and to organise unveiling events to celebrate the people and places you have chosen for commemoration.

Student with Choyce's book of poetry in front of Green Plaque

Read more about the six winners

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