Flag Award won by Highbridge's
Apex Wildlife Park
were celebrations at Highbridge's Apex Wildlife Park on Wednesday
(July 28th) when a flag-raising ceremony was held to mark it receiving
a sought-after Green Flag Award.
have assessed the park and praised its excellent use of green
space, well-maintained facilities and high standard of safety
Jane Moreton, Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council, was joined
by Burnham's Mayor Michael Clarke at the special flag-raising
members of the Friends of Apex Park Improvements Group and council
Cllr Ann Bown, Sedgemoor's Portfolio Holder for Health and Wellbeing,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are delighted that Apex has
won the Green Flag Award this year."
officers and the Friends of Apex Park work very hard to keeping
this green space well managed and of high quality to enable the
community to enjoy."
Turner, Sedgemoor's Parks and Open Spaces Project Officer, added
that the award is a "wonderful reward" for Sedgemoor's
Park Officers, Dog Wardens and the Clean Surroundings Team who
maintain the park with the Friends of Apex Park Improvements Group.
Only green spaces which are freely open to the public are eligible
to win an award through the scheme, which is run by environmental
charities Keep Britain Tidy, BTCV and GreenSpace.