Snaprails Park joins seven other parks in the borough to receive the awards, which reward the best parks and open spaces in the country
A park in Owlsmoor has been given a Green Flag award for the first time – joining seven other parks and open spaces across Bracknell Forest which already have the award.
Snaprails Park is the latest park to join the roll of honour after receiving the award this summer.
It joins Popes Meadow in Binfield , Lily Hill Park in Bullbrook , South Hill Park in Birch Hill, Shepherd Meadows and Sandhurst Memorial Park, Jocks Lane Recreation Ground in Priestwood, Carnation Hall in Winkfield and Locks Ride Recreation Ground in Ascot , which have all kept their awards.
Cllr Iain McCracken: “We take great pride in our parks and open spaces and as residents we are truly fortunate to have so much open quality green spaces virtually on our doorsteps.”
The award is awarded by the Keep Britain Tidy group and rewards the best parks and greens spaces across the country.
Cllr Iain McCracken, Bracknell Forest Council’s executive member for culture, corporate services and public protection, said: “We are thrilled that Snaprails Park has joined our seven other award winning open spaces this year, at the first time of trying. To retain all of our existing awards and add another is brilliant.
“The parks are managed by dedicated teams from Bracknell Forest Council, Sandhurst Town Council, Bracknell Town Council and Winkfield Parish Council.
“They have all worked exceptionally hard to make sure the sites are of the highest quality and I congratulate them all on this outstanding achievement.
“We take great pride in our parks and open spaces and as residents we are truly fortunate to have so much open quality green spaces virtually on our doorsteps.
“I hope residents and visitors will come to see for themselves to enjoy these fantastic open spaces and get involved with the fun outdoor events and activities that take place throughout the year.”
Green Flag Award scheme manager Paul Todd added: “We are delighted to be celebrating another record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award scheme.
“All the flags flying this year are a testament to the efforts of the thousands of men and women, both staff and volunteers, who work tirelessly to maintain the high standards demanded by the Green Flag Award.