COMMUNITY groups in Brantham have been honoured for improving the quality of life for residents in their village.

The 20 winners of Babergh District Council’s Community Achievement Awards have been announced.

The winners included the St Michaels and Brooklands Young Explorers Childcare Provision Fundraising Group and Brantham Father Christmas Float Committee.

Nick Ridley, chairman of Babergh Council, said: “Our winners are an example of how lucky our community is to have so many outstanding individuals."