Parks & Gardens (Page 3)


Parks generate £34bn

Parks and green spaces across the United Kingdom provide people with over £34 billion of wellbeing benefits, a new report from the charity Fields in Trust...

in Parks & Gardens - on 12/5/18

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Biosecurity and Brexit

UK imports of live plants have increased by 71% since 1999. There are now more than 1,000 pests and diseases on the UK plant health risk register

in Parks & Gardens - on 8/5/18

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Pride, but no prejudice

Thousands of romantics make the pilgrimage for the opportunity to worship at a National Trust ‘shrine’ renowned the world over. Greg Rhodes meets Gary...

in Parks & Gardens - on 26/2/18


Scotland’s Greenspace

The State of Scotland’s Greenspace report published by greenspace scotland today shows that Scotland can rightly claim to be a nation of green towns...

in Parks & Gardens - on 4/2/18

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Stoke Park renovations

Work is underway on the third loop of nine holes at the prestigious and multi-award-winning Stoke Park Country Club & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, to complete...

in Parks & Gardens - on 9/1/18

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Horticultural excellence

Many have sung the praises of Britain’s most ancient herbaceous border. Greg Rhodes meets the team charged with keeping it, and the surrounding lavish...

in Parks & Gardens - on 11/12/17

Heskin Parish Council

Fields for allotments

A bitter row has erupted in a Lancashire village over plans to use a community field for allotments. Some residents in Heskin, near Chorley, are furious...

in Parks & Gardens - on 6/12/17

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Stanley Park triumphs

Blackpool’s Stanley Park, has been voted by the public as the UK’s Best Park at the annual Fields in Trust Awards 2017.

in Parks & Gardens - on 5/12/17

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Newcastle’s parks future

On Monday evening the City Council’s Cabinet approved a proposal for innovative plans to set up an independent charitable trust to run the city’s parks...

in Parks & Gardens - on 30/11/17

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London’s parks value

The research, undertaken by economists at Vivid Economics, and commissioned by the Mayor of London, HLF and National Trust determines the monetary value...

in Parks & Gardens - on 28/11/17


Basic Lawn Care training

This 1-day course from Grounds Training has been developed in response to enquiries from clients and will be delivered by experienced turf...

in Parks & Gardens - on 13/11/17

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FIT shortlists announced

FIT have revealed the shortlists for this year's Fields in Trust Awards, with the winners due to be announced at the Awards Ceremony on 29th November

in Parks & Gardens - on 7/11/17

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Beware the Fool’s Funnel

Reports of a puppy becoming ill in Oxfordshire after consuming the fungi Fool’s Funnel have sparked warnings of the dangers of this innocuous looking...

in Parks & Gardens - on 6/11/17

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Our favourite parks ...

A record-breaking 73,349 votes decide the nation’s favourite parks and show how much people #LoveParks. And Green Flag Award are delighted to announce...

in Parks & Gardens - on 25/10/17

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Minister pledges £500,000

Parks and green spaces minister Marcus Jones has launched a new Parks Action Group "to help England's public parks and green spaces meet the needs of communities...

in Parks & Gardens - on 20/9/17


Domestic ZTR launch

Kubota UK continues to make a significant impact in the residential market with the launch of its new zero turn ride-on mower, extending its well established...

in Parks & Gardens - on 8/9/17

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Leaves and litter bagged

When it comes to clearing up autumn leaves and all types of litter and debris year-round, Little Wonder has it in the bag. That’s a hefty top-loading...

in Parks & Gardens - on 30/8/17


Green Flag Award extended

Government will renew the Green Flag Award licence making sure that Britain’s best parks and green spaces will be recognised and rewarded

in Parks & Gardens - on 29/8/17


National Park City plan

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has launched plans to help make the capital the world’s first National Park City and one of the greenest cities...

in Parks & Gardens - on 21/8/17

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Green Flag Awards

1797 parks, gardens, cemeteries, universities, museums, hospitals, shopping centres and canals have met the tough criteria demanded by the Award

in Parks & Gardens - on 22/7/17