Green Flag Award is proudly raised at Burnham's Marine Cove
Marine Cove gardens unveiled its brand new Green Flag Award on
Wednesday evening (July 30th).
awards, announced this week by environmental charity Keep Britain
Tidy, recognise and reward the best parks and green spaces across
Cove on Burnham's Esplanade is receiving its Green Flag Award
for a third year, as announced
earlier this week.
Peter Downing, Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council, said Marine
Cove's award is especially well deserved after the gardens suffered
serious vandalism last autumn and required substantial repairs.
is with thanks to Sedgemoor's Parks, Clean Surroundings and Dog
Warden staff, as well as the incredible support from the Friends
of Marine Cove Gardens that the parks is in tip-top condition
for its wide range of visitors," he said.
District Council is very proud to have once again been recognised
for this park. Marine Cove was inspected for the award only a
few months after a serious vandalism incident so it just goes
to show the hard work Sedgemoor staff and The Friends of Marine
Cove put into the Gardens. Very well done to all involved."
across the UK, 1,476 parks and green spaces are to receive the
prestigious Green Flag Award in 2014, says Keep Britain Tidy.
Park's flag will be raised on Wednesday 6th August at 10.30am,
coinciding with annual National Playday event at the park.