• News

    18th May 2019

    Parkrun GP Pledge Day

      TV personality Dr Zoe Williams will be among more than 1,000 GPs and practice staff expected to take part in a special parkrun event on Saturday 1 June 2019,… Read More

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    Walkipedia website launched!

      A wealth of the latest information about walking in Scotland is now available on a single website for the first time. Walkipedia contains over 120 resources including statistics, advice,… Read More

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    13th May 2019

    Fundraising to rebuild Highbury Orchard after arson attack!

      From the team at Highbury Orchard: “Highbury Orchard in Birmingham has suffered another fire. There seems to have been a break-in beforehand. The damage is so extensive that they will… Read More

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    9th May 2019

    Plan a picnic in your park and Have a Field Day on Saturday 6th July

    Plan a picnic on your park or green space for Have a Field Day on Saturday 6th July. Fields in Trust believe green spaces are good, do good and need… Read More

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    2nd May 2019

    Great British Spring Clean volunteers recognised by the Prime Minister

      Over recent weeks the Prime Minister has recognised five inspirational local environment campaigners with Points of Light awards as part of the Great British Spring Clean, the country’s largest… Read More

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    1st May 2019

    Park Tech: How to add an Historic Timeline to your WordPress website

      You will need: 1.  A website built using WordPress  2. Access to add plugins to the website   3. A gmail address so you can create a google spreadsheet   4. Some… Read More

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    25th April 2019

    Park Tech: How to use google maps to create Online Map Layers for your park or open space

    You will need:   1. A gmail account. With every gmail account you can create and share maps. Many groups already have gmail accounts to help them run their organisation or… Read More

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    12th April 2019

    Martineau gardens – Easter Holiday Family Activities 2019

    Easter Holiday Family Sessions at Martineau Gardens Come and enjoy family time with your little ones at your local community garden in Edgbaston, Martineau Gardens this Easter holiday. Family sessions… Read More

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    10th April 2019

    The Veolia EnviroGrant scheme 2019

    The Veolia EnviroGrant scheme is once again being rolled out, to help not-for-profit organisations, community groups, societies and charities improve the communities and environment. In return Veolia will offer grants… Read More

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    Local Greenspaces Important for Children of all Ages & Backgrounds

    New data published by Natural England shows the majority of children and young people are regularly spending time outdoors. Natural England’s Monitoring of Engagement with the Natural Environment (MENE) report found that 70%… Read More

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