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Valley Gardens in Barnoldswick retain Green Flag
8:00am Sunday 11th August 2013 in News
Barnoldswick’s Valley Gardens is among seven Pendle parks that will be flying their Green Flags for another year.
The national award, handed out by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, recognises and rewards the best parks and green spaces across the country. A Green Flag is a sign to visitors that the space boasts the highest possible standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent facilities.
The Valley Gardens met strict assessment criteria to retain its Green Flag for a fifth consecutive year.
Kieron Roberts, Pendle’s service development officer for parks, said: “It’s getting harder to maintain the parks against a backdrop of cuts in budgets and external funding. So it makes it all the more satisfying when our parks are recognised by the Green Flag award judges as meeting their strict assessment criteria.”