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Cyfarthfa Park nominated for UK's best park award

Vote for Cyfarthfa Park as the UK's best Park! 

 

Gerald Jones MP is pleased to announce that Cyfarthfa Park has been nominated in the Fields in Trust UK’s Best Park, 2016 Award. The UK’s Best Park Award gives the public the opportunity to vote for their favourite local green space; the public vote will run until the 9th November. The top park in each of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will be shortlisted before the winner is announced at the Fields in Trust Awards Ceremony at Lord's Cricket Ground in London on 30th November.

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Fields in Trust, who run the nationwide competition, have been protecting vital outdoor space for sport and recreation since 1925 when it was founded as the National Playing Fields Association by King George V. They currently safeguard over 2,600 sites, including playgrounds, playing fields, and formal and informal parkland across 30,000 acres of the UK.

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Gerald Jones MP was pleased to endorse Cyfarthfa Park.

“I am proud to be promoting Cyfarthfa Park for this prestigious award,” he said.

“These green spaces are vital to building happy and healthy communities, so please vote on the website www.fieldsintrust.org/bestpark/ or on social media using the hashtag #loveyourlocalpark by 9th November. Every vote counts!

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