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Seven parks and open spaces in Cornwall have once again been recognised as being amongst the best green spaces in the country as they are awarded prestigious Green Flags.

The Green Flag national award from environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy recognises and rewards the best parks and green spaces across the country. The award is a sign to visitors that the space boasts the highest possible standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent facilities.

The Council’s Green Flag winners are:

Edwina Hannaford, Cornwall Council’s Portfolio Holder for Environment, Heritage and Planning said, “Huge congratulations to everyone involved with all of our Green Flag winners. This is a prestigious award and I’m delighted that seven popular parks and open spaces in Cornwall have retained their Green Flag status. This is great recognition for staff and volunteers who work so hard to make sure these well used and much loved locations can continue to be popular with local residents and visitors of all ages.”

Via: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/council-news-room/media-releases/news-from-2014/news-from-july-2014/seven-parks-and-open-spaces-in-cornwall-awarded-green-flag/