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It’s time to pick the nation’s favourite parks – vote for Cassiobury Park

Help Cassiobury Park win the nation’s favourite park again by voting for the park in the People’s Choice Awards.

This year an army of experts awarded a record breaking 1973 Green Flag Awards to the UK’s very best parks and green spaces. The scheme is now asking the public to vote for their favourites.

You can find your nearest award-winning parks at www.greenflagaward.org. Simply find Cassiobury Park on the map and click the vote button. Once you’ve voted, why not encourage others to get involved too.

Voting opens 1 September and closes 30 September, with the top 10 winning sites being announced on 15 October.

Paul Todd, International Green Flag Award Manager said, “This year we have had more Green Flag Award winning sites than ever before, The People’s Choice Award is an opportunity to show how much your favourite park means to you. Make your voice heard and vote now.”

Last year saw tens of thousands of people voting for their favourite park, with winners coming from all across the UK, from London to Lanarkshire.

Elected Mayor of Watford Peter Taylor said: “Cassiobury is the jewel in Watford’s crown – an amazing beauty spot with a lot of history behind it. Last year, Cassiobury Park made it into the top 10 parks in the UK again and the recognition is an acknowledgement to the hard work of the teams that make them such great places. Please vote again this year!

With the new Cassiobury Park Hub, state of the art paddling pools with exciting splash pool and water features, a booming bandstand and a packed programme of activities all year round, it is not hard to see why the park is a top 10 destination.”

John Priestley, Horticultural Development Manager at Veolia who maintain Cassiobury on behalf of the council, said: “We are absolutely delighted to hear that so many people voted for Cassiobury Park last year. Being named one of 10 most loved parks in Britain is a wonderful achievement which wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of our partners at Watford Borough Council, Veolia staff and our hard working and committed volunteers.”

Visit www.watford.gov.uk/cassioburypark to learn more about what makes Cassiobury a top 10 UK park.