Park is named as one of the best in UK

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Whaley Bridge’s Memorial Park has been named one of the very best in the UK.

The park is among a record-breaking 1,582 parks and green spaces to receive a prestigious Green Flag Award.

The awards is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent facilities.

Councillor John Haken said: “We’re absolutely delighted that the Memorial Park has been awarded a Green Flag by Keep Britain Tidy.

“This award recognises and rewards the best parks in the country and it means that residents and visitors to the High Peak can be certain that they are enjoying one of the highest quality green spaces.”