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.
Highfield Day Nursery, in Edgbaston, which is powered by green electricity and has zero waste to landfill, has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag award for environmental awareness and conservation.
ONE of Loughborough's beauty spots has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag for the 11th year running.
Albert Park, Stewart Park, Pallister Park, Thorntree Park, Hemlington Lake, Fairy Dell and Linthorpe Cemetery have achieved a clean sweep in the 2019 Green Flag Awards.
THE parks and green spaces in Merthyr Tydfil which have earned Green Flag awards this year have been named.
Telford's town park was one of 1,970 across the UK to receive a Green Flag Award, celebrating quality green spaces.
Every year, the Green Flag Award scheme surveys thousands of parks across the UK - and if they are good enough, hand them a special award.
Rizvi had stated that the green flag with crescent and star owes its origins to the erstwhile political party, the All-India Muslim League which was founded by Nawaz Waqar Ul-Malik and Mohammad Ali Jinnah in 1906 in Dhaka.
Dozens of parks across the region have been named Green Flag Award winners, which recognises green spaces that boast the highest environmental standards, are beautifully maintained and have exceptional facilities.
James Cross, Chief Executive of Newcastle Parks and Allotments Trust, said: "This is great news; everyone at the charity is over the moon to see Walker Park and Jesmond Dene receive a Green Flag Award in recognition of the quality green space it provides local people."As well as the dedicated staff at Newcastle Parks and Allotments Trust who look after and care for the parks, each park is blessed with a committed team of volunteers who help ensure they remain clean, safe, vibrant and welcoming to visitors."I'd like to say huge thank you to everyone that has helped Walker Park and Jesmond Dene achieve its Green Flag Award.