Show your love for your park this #LoveParks Week

Join in with the 100 million visits to UK parks this #LoveParks Week (14 -23 July) and tell the world why you love your park.

Love Parks Week, now in its 11th year, is Britain’s biggest celebration of these valuable spaces. Braintree District Council is joining the celebration, and encouraging everyone to share why they love Braintree District’s parks.

This #LoveParks Week, we are encouraging as many people as possible to go out and enjoy their local park. Take a photo, video or simply post on social media, using the hashtag #LoveParks, telling the world why you love your park You can download your Love Parks Heart to write your message on.

Using this tide of public support, with people sharing how much parks matter to them and why, environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy will campaign to secure the quality of parks for future generations to enjoy. 

Paul Todd, Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag Award manager said, “We believe that everybody, wherever they live, should have access to a quality green space. We are asking everyone to join us in showing how much they care and helping us to protect parks for future generations.” 

Councillor Wendy Schmitt, Cabinet Member for Environment and Place, said: “It’s a time to really celebrate and embrace our beautiful parks and open spaces in the District and to highlight how they are a great free and easily accessible resource for residents to use and enjoy. We are encouraging everyone to join us in showing our love for our parks and help protect them for future generations.”

To find out more about Love Parks Week, visit Keep Britain Tidy.

You can also find Keep Britain Tidy on Facebook and Twitter.

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