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The end of parklife?

Here's a hard-hitting article from The Observer's Rowan Moore who suggests that Britain’s parks are in crisis. He asks, with councils such as Bristol...

in Parks - on 11/7/17

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Goalpost safety

We make no bones about repeating the message about goalpost safety. Indeed, all sports equipment needs to be checked regularly as being ‘fit for purpose’...

in Parks - on 12/6/17

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Open Spaces protected

A new Active Spaces partnership between The London Marathon Charitable Trust and Fields in Trust will create a legacy of 50 permanently protected outdoor...

in Parks - on 2/6/17

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Royal Parks charity

Royal Parks have announced the appointment of Andrew Scattergood as their new Chief Executive following an open recruitment process.

in Parks - on 18/5/17

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Easy parks with Toro

With research reporting widespread budget cuts, Reesink Turfcare looks at how to make that all-important budget go further without a drop in park...

in Parks - on 28/4/17

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Memorial tree planned

Wellington in Bloom is launching a fund to plant a wedding cake tree in the town’s Edwardian park in memory of Mark Norman

in Parks - on 23/3/17

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Committee uses RTPI

Public parks could face a period of decline as local authorities struggle to fund their upkeep, a new report from the Communities and Local Government...

in Parks - on 27/2/17

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Harpenden park saved

A recreation ground in Harpenden which is used by hundreds of people in the town each year has been granted legal protection from any future development,...

in Parks - on 23/2/17

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NT to take over parks?

In a consultation exercise, Newcastle City Council is inviting opinions about the future running of the parks and green spaces

in Parks - on 17/1/17

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A Pipe Dream!

Glasgow Green is the UK’s oldest public park. Situated on the east side of the city centre, it is a mecca for locals and tourists, attracting millions...

in Parks - on 2/12/16

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Calderdale Colour

The Calderdale Corridors of Colour project is a planting scheme to combat the loss of wildflower meadows by planting new areas using a UK native mix.

in Parks - on 21/11/16

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We don’t talk anymore!

On 26th October two important ‘news’ items broke. One from a Government Select Committee and the other from The Football Association, Communities and...

in Parks - on 27/10/16

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Hyde Park hi-tech

Plans to build one of the UK’s most innovative greenhouses in Hyde Park were unveiled this week

in Parks - on 15/10/16

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Green spaces worth £2.2bn

Outdoor exercise delivers an estimated £2.2bn of health benefits to adults in England each year, a study suggests

in Parks - on 24/9/16

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Deep penetration!

Landscapers, groundsmen and gardeners responsible for large grassed open space areas such as parkland, sports pitches, golf courses, bowling greens and...

in Parks - on 23/9/16

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FIT UK’s Best Park 2016

A nationwide search to find the country’s favourite local green space nominated and selected by public vote

in Parks - on 23/9/16

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Public parks in decline

According to a report from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), public parks face decline, and the HLF calls for combined national and local action to deliver...

in Parks - on 14/9/16

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100 council grounds to go

Over the last three years 66 outdoor sports facilities have been transferred or sold by local authorities and a new report says there's more to follow!...

in Parks - on 10/9/16

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Has the paradigm shifted?

In his previous article, green space specialist, Bernard Sheridan, called for local authorities and land owners to seriously consider having ‘no-mow’...

in Parks - on 2/9/16

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Ransomes launch MP653 XC

The Ransomes MP653 XC is the world’s first and only wide area rotary mower with a 4.27m (14 foot) cutting width, increasing productivity by up to 25%...

in Parks - on 24/8/16