Government to extend Green Flag Award for 5 more years

From:  Department for Communities and Local Government and Marcus Jones MP Published:  23 August 2017 The government will renew the Green Flag Award licence making sure that Britain’s best parks and green spaces will be recognised and rewarded for another 5 years, Parks and Green Spaces Minister Marcus Jones announced today (23 August 2017). The minister made his announcement in […]

Green Flag 2017/18

After another record-breaking year, flags are now flying over 1,795 of the UK’s very best parks and green spaces. Visitors – whether local or tourists – will know the flag represents high standards of management, safety and always a warm welcome. Silloth Green is one of only two parks in Cumbria to have been awarded a Green Flag for 2017/18 […]

Silloth is absolutely Blooming!! Come and judge for yourself!!


Britain in Bloom Judges Visit – 2 August 2017

Britain in Bloom Judges Visit 2017 Britain in Bloom judges, Ian Beaney and Richard Budge visited Silloth on 2nd August, 2017 to judge the town.  The town has been nominated as a finalist in Britain in Bloom’s Coastal Town (up to 12k) category and has been preparing for the visit for some months. To read the full story, click on the link […]

Silloth Green is flying the flag as one of the UK’s very best green spaces

Today, a record number of parks and green spaces collect a Green Flag Award. Silloth Green in Cumbria has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme as one of the very best in the world. Silloth Green is among a record-breaking 1,797 UK parks and green spaces that will today receive a prestigious Green Flag Award the mark of […]

Town Centre Cleanup 31 July 2017

Silloth Town Centre Clean up will be taking place on Monday, 31 July, meeting at the Discovery Centre on Petteril Street at 10.00am. Anyone interested in coming along and helping, we’ll be pleased to see you. Equipment will be provided, along with lunch afterwards. The Britain in Bloom judging takes place on 2 August, so it’s important we get the […]

Commonwealth Day 2017

Fifty-two countries came together today to celebrate Commonwealth Day under the theme ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’.  Silloth-on-Solway celebrated Commonwealth Day by raising the Commonwealth Flag at the Community Garden on Silloth Green, on what was a pleasant Spring morning.  The event was attended by pupils and staff from Silloth Primary School and Solway Community School, the Town Council and representatives from […]

Britain in Bloom UK Finals Awards Ceremony 2016

It’s a Silver Gilt Award for Silloth! In February of this year, Silloth received the news that it had been shortlisted as a finalist in the Britain in Bloom competition in the Coastal – Population up to 12K category, alongside contenders from St Brelade, Newcastle (NI), Bute, Mablethorpe, Filey and Tenby.  After months of preparation, various meetings and a lot […]