Flag Awards announced for Marine Cove and Apex Park
of Burnham-On-Sea's Marine Cove Gardens are celebrating this week
after the park received its second Green Flag Award.
seafront gardens -
which re-opened in 2011 following a £360,000 four-year refurbishment
project - formally received the award on Monday (July 29th).
District Council Chairman Cllr Peter Downing raised the new green
flag with members of the Friends of Marine Cove group during a
national award, handed out by environmental charity Keep Britain
Tidy, recognises and rewards the best parks and green spaces across
Apex Park has also received the news this week that it has been
awarded a Green Flag for a seventh year running and it its flag
will be unveiled next month.
is with thanks to Sedgemoor's Parks Officers, Dog Wardens, its
Clean Surroundings Team as well as the support from the Friends
of Marine Cove Gardens and Friends of Apex Park Improvements Group
that both parks are in tip-top condition for their wide range
of visitors," Cllr Downing told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Monday's ceremony where the Green Flag was raised at Burnham's
Marine Cove by Cllr Downing