July 25, 2011
Park receives Green Flag Award for fifth year running
Apex Leisure and Wildlife Park has this week been awarded a Green
Flag Award for a fifth year running.
have praised its excellent use of green space, well-maintained
facilities and high standards of safety and security.
The Highbridge facilities are among 1,288 parks and green spaces
to have received Green Flags and Community Awards in 2011.
Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council, Cllr Gill Slocombe, will
raise the Green Flag during a ceremony next Wednesday (August
3rd) at 10.30am along with representatives of the Friends of Apex
The award recognises the work put in by the Friends group plus
Sedgemoors Parks Officers, Dog Wardens, Clean Surroundings
Green Flag Award is the national standard for parks and green
spaces across England and Wales. The scheme recognises parks that
achieve excellent standards, in the same way that the Blue Flag
scheme recognises clean beaches. Green
Flags vision is that by 2020, 50 per cent of green spaces
in England and Wales will be of Green Flag standard a staggering