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Five parks were judged in May 2013 and we are pleased to
announce that all five were awarded the Green Flag Award
for 2013/14, they were:
Winners were judged on eight criteria, including
safety, maintenance and community involvement.
In addition to these sites, for 2014 the Great Lines Heritage
Park and Gillingham Park will be entered.
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Play area improvements
Works to improve the kick-about area at Maidstone Road Sports
Ground are due to be completed in June 2014. The
refurbishment of Brompton Recreation Ground and Rushdean Road play
areas has now been completed and the sites re-opened
Following the installation of the play trail,
further horticultural improvements have been undertaken with
creation of a winter garden and installation of a pergola with
climbers. During the summer of 2014, site infrastructure will
be renewed and the play sculpture trail extended.
Borstal Open Space
Works to improve site interpretation, access
and site boundaries at this site have been completed using Section
106 resource and a grant from the Veolia Environmental Trust.
Through undertaking a series of ecological studies, future
investment in the site will be planned following this initial
Kent Gardens Trust
The Greenspace Development Team has started a
project with the Kent Gardens Trust to undertake archive research
into historic parks and gardens in Medway to highlight their
significance and help inform future policy for protection and
Beechings Way Pavilion
Construction works on a new pavilion (as an
extension to the community centre) at Beechings Way commenced in
late September. These works are programmed to end in May 2014.
Initial improvement works funded by Section
106 and SITA environmental trust grant to the junior play area and
path network have been completed and opened. A human sundial
is due to be installed in June 2014
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