North Tyneside parks earn prestigious Green Flag award
Seven parks in North Tyneside have earned a prestigious award.
Green Flags have been awarded to Benton Quarry Park, Lakeside Park, Northumberland Park, Marden Quarry Park, Wallsend Parks and the Rising Sun Country Park.
And the Friends of Brierdene have also won a Green Flag Community Award for their efforts to restore and improve the biodiversity of the Brierdene green space, in Whitley Bay.
The awards are presented every year by Keep Britain Tidy, setting the benchmark standard for how outdoor spaces are managed across the UK.
Judges lavished praise on all seven parks, describing... read more
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