Green Flag


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Green Flag

n
(Environmental Science) an award given to a bathing beach that meets EU standards of cleanliness
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This man held his hat in one hand and a little green flag in the other: whenever he waved the flag the procession advanced a little nearer, when he dipped it they sidled a little farther off, and whenever he waved his hat they all raised a hoarse cheer.
And often when poor Flutter longed to be dancing once again over the blue waves, the Fairy bore him in his arms to the lake, and on a broad leaf, with a green flag for a sail, they floated on the still water; while the dragon-fly's companions flew about them, playing merry games.
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has raised the Green Flag in a festive celebration at the Corniche Beach Park in Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi: The Corniche Beach Parks in Abu Dhabi have been recognised as one of the premier recreational spots in the capital with the awarding of the Green Flag last week, the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City announced in a statement.
Todholm Primary School and Nursery is now flying its fourth Eco-Schools Scotland Green Flag Award.
The government will renew the Green Flag Award licence making sure that Britains best parks and green spaces will be recognised and rewarded for another 5 years, Parks and Green Spaces Minister Marcus Jones announced today (23 August 2017).
NEW Ferry Butterfly Park, in Wirral, has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world.
Greenhead and Beaumont parks in Huddersfield, Crow Nest Park in Dewsbury, Wilton Park at Batley and Oakwell Park near Birstall are among a record-breaking number of UK parks and green spaces to receive a prestigious Green Flag Award - the mark of a quality park or green space.
The capital achieved 12 coveted Green Flag Awards for the excellent standard of its public gardens - more than any other local authority in Wales.
Lucy Prisk, Green Flag coordinator at Keep Wales Tidy, said: "The Green Flag Award is all about connecting people with the very best parks and green spaces.
In the latest Green Flag awards, Kings Norton Park has won the top honour for the first time this year, while 14 other Birmingham parks have retained theirs.
Stewart Park, Albert Park, Hemlington Lake, Fairy Dell, Linthorpe Cemetery, Pallister Park and Thorntree Park have all been given the Green Flag seal of approval.