Green Flag Awards
Winners of the Green Flag Awards, which set the standard for quality parks and public open spaces, plus in-depth case studies detailing work that won the accolade.
The Green Flag Award scheme, which is managed by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and has awarded a record 1,686 flags.
Knowledge exchange helps to explain the increasing number of parks winning prestigious award.
In a public vote, Victoria Park, in East London's Tower Hamlets, has beaten off competition from more than 1,500 of the nation's best parks to be crowned the People's Choice.
Launched in 1996, the benchmark national standard for parks and green spaces in the UK - the Green Flag Award scheme - continues to consistently set the high standards against which parks and green spaces are measured, says Paul Todd.
A record total of 1476 parks and green spaces have been awarded Green Flags this year.
Fifteen City of London Corporation sites are among a record-breaking 1,476 UK parks and green spaces to receive the Green Flag Award this year.
Private Estate in Scotland Scotland, Argyll and Bute
Penshurst Place and Gardens Penshurst, Tonbridge
Garden and Client Manager (Senior Horticultural Therapist grade)
Thrive Battersea Park, London
Contract Manager - Northampton
Ground Control Northampton, Northamptonshire
Trees and Woodlands Team Leader
Dacorum Borough Council Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire