Ashfield District Council is proud to announce that six parks across Ashfield have received the coveted Green Flag Award for 2022.
The initiative is championed by Keep Britain Tidy who run the annual “Love Parks Week”, The campaign provided a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements and recognition of, volunteering, management and hard work that has been put into our parks and green spaces.
Over the course of the week the new 2022/23 Flags have been raised and are now flying proudly for all to see. The parks awarded include Brierley Forest Park, Kingsway Park, Sutton Lawn, Portland Park, Selston Country Park and Titchfield Park in Hucknall.
Over the next six months the Council has committed to further improvements to secure the seventh park to meets the Green Flag standard and the hope is, 2023 will bring seven awards for the District.
Executive Lead member for Parks, Towns Centres and Environmental Services, Cllr Samantha Deakin said: “We are proud of all the fantastic open spaces in Ashfield and this award recognises all the hard work the teams have put in to once again retain the Green Flag Award which every visitor can see.”
Executive Lead Member for Leisure, Health and Wellbeing, Cllr Rachel Madden said: “Our green spaces are an important part of community-life and are used by everyone whether it be walking the dog, families relaxing, children playing or for sports and events. Ashfield’s parks give the communities, its children and pets a vital space to play, grow and create those lasting memories.”