Park in the running to be nation’s favourite

AN Upper Calder Valley park is in the running to be crowned the nation’s favourite.

Centre Vale Park, in Todmorden, has qualified for the people’s choice award run by the Green Flag Award scheme, the national standard for parks and green spaces.

People will be able to cast their vote in an online poll to choose their favourite from the 1,290 finalists.

Several other Calderdale parks also feature on the list. They include Shibden Estate, Bailiff Bridge Memorial Park, Manor Health Park and Jungle Experience, Ogden Water Country Park, People’s Park and Wellholme Park.

To vote, visit www.greenflagaward.org.uk before September 12. The winner will be announced on September 21.