Cove and Apex Park in the running for 'nation's top park' award
Marine Cove Gardens and Highbridge's Apex Park are both in the
running to win the title of 'the nation's favourite park'.
are among 1,448 parks across the UK to have been nominated in
The Peoples Choice Awards, an annual competition that gives
the public the chance to vote on the UK's best Green Flag parks.
vote for Marine Cove or Apex Park, click
here and select South West on the interactive map, find either
park and then hit the 'vote for this site' button.
Todd, Keep Britain Tidys Green Flag Award scheme manager,
said: "Our judges have decided on this year's winners of
the coveted Green Flag Award but the public now have the opportunity
to decide which park or green space deserves The People's Choice
vote will close at midday on 1st October and the winner of the
2013 Peoples Choice will be announced on 9th October at
a ceremony in London.
Green Flag Award was first launched in 1996 to recognise and reward
the best green spaces in the country. It is the national standard
for parks and recognises well managed, high quality sites with
Green Flag Award-winning parks and green spaces are entered into
the annual Peoples Choice Award vote, which last year saw
thousands of votes recorded and resulted in the crowning of Victoria
Park in Tower Hamlets as the Peoples Choice.