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Green Flag awards for six city parks
9:00am Tuesday 30th July 2013 in News
Green Flags will be flying high after six of the city’s finest parks and green spaces were recognised as some of the best in the country.
The prestigious Green Flags are handed out by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, which recognises and rewards parks and green spaces across the country.
In Brighton and Hove St Ann’s Well Gardens in Hove flies the flag for the fourteenth year, while Preston Park celebrates its thirteenth, Easthill Park in Portslade has picked up its eleventh award, Hove Park is celebrating a ninth success, Kipling Gardens in Rottingdean has won its sixth award and Stoneham Recreation Ground in West Hove picked up its fourth award.
Councillor Pete West, chairman of the environment and sustainability committee, said: “It’s fantastic news that we will once again be flying six Green Flags in parks in Brighton, Hove, Portslade and Rottingdean – a real city-wide success story.”
Three parks in Arun – Hotham Park in Bognor, Marine Park Gardens in Aldwick and Mewsbrook Park in Littlehampton – were also among the recordbreaking 1,447 parks to receive the award.
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