day to vote for Highbridge's Apex Park in 'UK Best Park' contest
and Highbridge residents are being encouraged to vote for the town's
Apex Park after it was nominated to become the UK's Best Park.
District Council has nominated the popular Highbridge park to become
'best park' as part of the 2017 'Fields in Trust Awards'.
is underway online and residents can show their support by voting
before the deadline of 5pm on Friday 3rd November.
and Highbridge MP's James Heappey met with The Friends Of Apex Park
team this week to congratulate them on the nomination.
Mr Heappey was accompanied by members of The Friends Of Apex Park
and representatives from Sedgemoor District Council.
have one of the best parks in the country here in Burnham and Highbridge
is fantastic," the MP told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
need to make sure that everyone votes for the park to become the
best park in the country. To win would be wonderful recognition
for the work by Sedgemoor District Council and the volunteers at
the Friends of Apex Park for the community."
in Trust was founded back in 1925 as the National Playing Fields
Association by King George V. Its mission is the same now and as
it was then: to ensure that everyone young or old, able or
disabled, and wherever they live should have access to free,
local outdoor space for sport, play and recreation.
closes at 5pm on Friday 3rd November and the winner of UK's Best
Park 2017 will be announced at the Fields in Trust Awards at Lord's
Cricket Ground on Wednesday 29th November.
Apex Park in Highbridge and, top, Burnham-On-Sea's MP with the volunteers
from the Friends of Apex Park and councillors Peter Burridge-Clayton,
John Woodman and Janet Keen this week