PEOPLE are being encouraged to vote for Elsecar park to help them win a prestigious award.

The park is in with a chance of receiving the honour of nation’s favourite park, following its success in this year’s Green Flag Awards.

Coun Jenny Platts said: "We’re extremely proud that Elsecar Park is a contender in this year’s People’s Choice Award.

“To see it named the nation’s favourite park would be fantastic. I’d really like to encourage people to take a couple of minutes and vote for it online.”

To vote, people are asked to visit, select Yorkshire as the region, find Elsecar park on the interactive map and click the vote for this site button.