Collett Park awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as it is officially recognised as one of the country’s best parks
In a record-breaking year, Collett Park is raising its prestigious Green Flag Award
Today, Shepton Mallet Town Council is celebrating after receiving a Green Flag Award for Collett Park.
The news that Collett Park has achieved the accreditation – the international quality mark for parks and green spaces – is testament to the hard work and dedication of the team that care for the green space so that everyone can enjoy it.
Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag Award Scheme Manager Paul Todd MBE said: “I would like to congratulate everyone involved at Collett Park in achieving a Green Flag Award.
Collett Park is a vital green space for the community in Shepton Mallet, bringing people together and providing opportunities to lead healthy lifestyles. The staff and volunteers do so much to ensure that it maintains the high standards of the Green Flag Award and everyone involved should feel extremely proud of their achievement.”
The Green Flag Award scheme, managed by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy under licence from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, recognises and rewards well-managed parks and green spaces, setting the benchmark standard for the management of green spaces across the United Kingdom and around the world.
A full list of Green Flag Award-winning parks and green spaces is available here.