This year an army of experts awarded a record breaking 2061 Green Flag Awards to the UK’s very best parks and green spaces with Fylde receiving 6 of them.
The winners for the Borough were:
- Fairhaven Lake
- Promenade Gardens
- Ashton Gardens
- Lowther Gardens
- Lytham War Memorial Garden
- Elswick Village Hall & Gardens (managed by Elswick Parish Council)
The scheme is now asking you to vote for the best of the best to win a People’s Choice Award.
To vote for your favourite, simply visit www.greenflagaward.org find it on the winners map and click the vote button. Once you’ve voted, why not encourage others to get involved too?
Voting closes on 25th November with the top 10 winning sites announced on 3rd December.
Councillor Cheryl Little Chair of the Tourism and Leisure Committee for Fylde said: “I would like to congratulate all of Fylde’s award-winning parks. Receiving this prestigious international benchmark recognises all of the hard work that has gone into maintaining and managing these precious green open spaces.
“Every single one provides an invaluable service – both to visitors and to the local communities that they serve – from creating a safe space to visit, to play, to reflect – whilst also helping to address many of the health and wellbeing challenges we are currently facing.
We would be thrilled if you could now vote for your favourite park or green space in Fylde to receive a People’s Choice Award to further recognise the fantastic work that is done to maintain these for everyone to enjoy.”
Paul Todd, International Green Flag Award Manager said, “This year we have all seen the importance of our precious parks and green spaces. The People’s Choice Award is an opportunity to show how much your favourite park means to you. Make your voice heard and vote now.”