2. Green Flag Awards achieved for District Council gardens and nature reserves.
East Devon District Council are pleased to announce that Connaught Gardens, Sidmouth, Manor Gardens, Exmouth and Seaton Wetlands nature reserve have this year been joined by Seafield Gardens in Seaton in being awarded a coveted Green Flag Award.
Over 2,000 parks and green spaces across the country have earned a highly sought after Green Flag Award. The flag is a sign to the public that these spaces boast the highest possible environmental standards, are beautifully maintained and have excellent visitor facilities.
The Green Flag Award have even greater significance this year for the dedicated Wild East Devon and StreetScene teams at East Devon District Council who, despite the pressures and challenges of the covid-19 pandemic, have seen their efforts recognised. The council is extremely proud to have these four prestigious open spaces for people to enjoy and is immensely grateful to its hardworking staff and volunteers for their unstinting efforts.