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    New parks volunteer activity: advice during lockdown (Tier 4)

      Volunteering in Tier 4 Restrictions have been announced – while Birmingham is in Tier 4 all volunteer activity must be paused in parks and open spaces until further notice…. Read More

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    BOSF Christmas Lecture 2020 hosted by Kathryn Moore (audio recording)

    A big thank you to Kathryn Moore (Professor of Landscape Architecture at Birmingham City University) for hosting our online Christmas lecture this year. It was fantastic to see so many… Read More

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    Free Health Parks Audit for local authorities and community groups (offer extended until April 2021)

      Parks continue to support physical and mental wellbeing. Healthy parks can contribute to the prevention and treatment of many underlying health conditions, including obesity, CHD, diabetes, stress, anxiety and… Read More

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    Fields in Trust and parkrun celebrate our parks and green spaces

    Green space charity Fields in Trust is collaborating with parkrun to celebrate the wellbeing benefits that the UKs parks and green spaces have delivered during the coronavirus crisis. The joint… Read More

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    Volunteering in Tier 3 Restrictions

    We have been speaking to Birmingham City Council and Public Health to find out how we can go back to volunteering now that the National Lockdown has finished. Birmingham is in Tier 3 and… Read More

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    People Power in Parks Leaflet Published

      Published by Nesta, this leaflet outlines the experience of three grantees from the Rethinking Parks cohort: Parks Community UK is a national project that helps people shape ideas and decisions… Read More

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    How Placemaking Can Improve Cities & Urban Spaces

      Leading built environment academics have released a definitive short and accessible report on placemaking, aimed at explaining how to make city and urban spaces ‘better places’ for residents and… Read More

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    Parks Community Helping Friends Groups Thrive

      The Parks Community UK team and the National Federation of Parks and Green Spaces have developed a ‘one stop shop’ website which contains a range of guidance, information and links… Read More

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    ‘Better Friends’ online tool launched

      A self-assessment tool to help green space Friends and Community Groups reflect and strengthen. The Parks Community UK (PCUK) team, supported of course by the National Federation of Parks… Read More

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    Art4NatureBirmingham

      We are delighted to be part of the new Team4Nature – Art4NatureBirmingham project!   Through photography, artwork & community action, the project aims to commemorate the important role parks… Read More

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