Green Flag Awards 2017/18

 

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Colnbrook Recreation Ground is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

Today, 18th July 2017 a record number of parks and green spaces collect Green Flag Awards 

Colnbrook Recreation Ground in Colnbrook has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.

The park is among a record-breaking 1,797 UK parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious (Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space.

This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.

Colnbrook Recreation Ground

Ray Angell from Colnbrook Community Partnership said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive a Green Flag Award for the 6th year in a row.

“We know how much quality green spaces matter to residents and visitors, and this award celebrates the dedication that goes into maintaining Colnbrook Recreation Ground to such a high standard by Colnbrook with Poyle Parish Council.

Scott Bryant the Chair of Colnbrook with Poyle Parish Council “We are extremely pleased to receive the Green Flag award again this year. I would to thank the Parish Council environment group, who worked closely with Ray Angell and Mike Nye of the Colnbrook Community Partnership in once again bringing this prestigious award to Colnbrook”

International Green Flag Award scheme manager Paul Todd said: “We are delighted to be celebrating another record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award scheme. 

“Each flag is a celebration of the thousands of staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to maintain the high standards demanded by the Green Flag Award. The success of the scheme, especially in these challenging times, demonstrates just how much parks matter to people.”

The raising of the Green Flag will be this Saturday 22nd July 2017 at 10.00am at the Recreation Ground London Road Colnbrook

 For more information about the Green Flag winners please go to http://www.greenflagaward.org.uk/media/1191/winners-2017-18.pdf