Gloucestershire

Barnwood Park receives Green Flag award

A park in Gloucester has received a Green Flag award.

The award recognises how well maintained Barnwood Park and Arboretum is and the quality of its facilities.

It is one of 1,288 parks and green spaces throughout the UK which have been given the Green Flag Award in 2011.

Gloucester City Council cabinet member for the environment, Steve Morgan said parks were important to residents and it was "fantastic" to get the award.

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