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Pleasley Community Orchard Recognised As One Of The UK’s Very Best

17th July 2019
News, Mansfield

Pleasley Community Orchard in Pleasley, Mansfield has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme  as one of the very best in the world. Pleasley Community Orchard joins seven other green spaces awarded recognition in Mansfield.

 

The green space is among a record-breaking 1,970 UK parks and green spaces and 131 in thirteen other countries around the world, that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag Community Award – the mark of a quality park or green space.

This international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent visitor facilities.

The Orchard is built on Teversal Avenue Green Space, located between Bagshaw Street and Teversal Avenue in Pleasley.

 

Matt Arnold, Chair of The Friends of Pleasley Community Orchard and Lay Pioneer Minister for Fresh Expressions said: “We are absolutely delighted to receive a Green Flag Award for first time.

“We know how much quality green spaces matter to residents and visitors, and this award celebrates the dedication that goes into maintaining the Orchard to such a high standard.

“It is high praise for our community which has come together to create a place of beauty and peace, with a wide range of community events throughout the year as well as weekly groups, where life can be celebrated in all its fullness, mind, body and spirit.”

 

International Green Flag Award scheme manager Paul Todd said: “It’s fantastic that we have more Green Flag Awards in the UK than ever before, joined this year by 131 International winners.”

“Each flag honours the thousands of staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to maintain the high standards demanded by the Green Flag Award. We congratulate each and every winner on their fantastic achievement.”

 

A flag raising event will shortly follow and the Orchard Friends encourage people to visit their Facebook and website pages to learn more.


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