South Park Wins Green Flag Award

South Park and West Park are among more than 2,000 sites across the country to collect the award for 2020.

Councillor Andy Keir, Darlington Borough Council’s cabinet member for local services, said:

“We’re delighted that South Park and West Park have once again received the Green Flag Award, it’s well deserved recognition of the hard work of our parks staff and the many volunteers who help look after them.

“Our parks and green spaces have proved even more important in recent months and I want to say a special thank you to everyone who has contributed to help keep South Park and West Park, as well as others, looking good and accessible to all.”

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South Park Cafe Closed

Richmondshire Leisure Trust is terminating its contract to run the cafe at Darlington's South Park due to a downturn in business.

Councillor Andy Keir, Darlington Borough Council's cabinet member for local services, said: "We are grateful to Richmondshire Leisure Trust and its staff for all their hard work at the café over the last three years and would like to thank them for their efforts.

"We will endeavour to secure a new operator to run the café and hope to be able to reopen it to visitors again as soon as possible.”

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