The Calor Village of the Year is a competition organised by Britishgas provider Calor to identify the village that best meets the following criteria of a well-balanced, pro-active, caring community which has made the best of local opportunities to maintain and enhance the quality of life for all residents.
Three separate competitions are run:
Calor Village of the Year for England
Calor Village of the Year for Wales
Calor Scottish Community of the Year
The competition began in 1997 and has run yearly since. Some 1,650 villages enter the competition each year.