BURNHAM-on-Sea and Highbridge residents are being encouraged to vote for Apex Park and Marine Cove Gardens to become the UK's favourite parks of the year. 

Keep Britain Tidy awarded both the parks a prestigious green flag award in July and now residents have the chance to have their say in a nationwide vote. 

Once you’ve registered your vote, why not encourage others to get involved too through social media using the hashtag #PeoplesChoice.

Voting opened on September 1 and closes September 30,with the top 10 sites being announced on October 16.

Paul Todd, Green Flag Award Manager, said: "This year 1883 parks and green spaces met the tough standards demanded by our Green Flag Award Judges but we want to know which parks the UK public love the most.

“The People’s Choice award is a chance to show how much your favourite park means to you. If it’s worth shouting about, make your voice heard and vote now.”