If you walked past the council building last night and wondered why it was lit up in green, then here's why.

Multiple green spaces in Bracknell Forest have received prestigious awards for boasting good environmental standards and visitors satisfaction.

Six parks have received a Green Flag Award including Lily Hill Park, South Hill Park, Pope's Meadow, Snaprails Park, Westmorland Park, Shepherd Meadows and Sandhurst Memorial Park.

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As such, the Bracknell Forest Council offices lit up in green on Wednesday, October 14, to commemorate the special occasion and highlight the campaign to 'Keep Britain Tidy'.

Time Square joined forces with buildings and landmarks across the country, including the White Cliffs of Dover at Samphire Hoe and the London Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The Green Flag Awards recognise parks which boast excellent visitor facilities, have the highest environmental standards, and are beautifully maintained.

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Cllr John Harrison, Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection said: “We’re delighted to be able to proudly fly our green flags again for another year, as a sign that these sites boast the highest possible quality standards.

“Bracknell Forest is fortunate to have many fantastic parks and green spaces to explore and enjoy, which has been especially important for our residents’ wellbeing this year.

“We’ll be lighting up our Time Square offices in Bracknell green tonight, to celebrate our amazing parks and green spaces and say a big thank you to the teams of staff who manage them.”