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POLICY: UK’s Parks and Green Spaces – The State of Play

12th July 2017

More trips, to more parks, more often is good for health and wellbeing. Greenspace Map provides a baseline for monitoring local provision.

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CENTENARY FIELDS: My Grandad and the Great War

10th July 2017

In the latest in our series of blogs, Fields in Trust's Head of Programmes, Angela Lewis, writes about her Grandad's involvement in World War I.

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HAVE A FIELD DAY: Thousands set to celebrate our parks and green spaces

7th July 2017

Hundreds of communities across the UK will come together tomorrow to celebrate our local parks and green spaces as part of Have a Field Day.

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RESEARCH: Visit your local park this weekend - you'll feel healthier and happier as a result

6th July 2017

The Fields in Trust submission to last year's Parliamentary Inquiry into the Future of Public Parks called for a change in the way public green space is conceived.

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Fields in Trust launch Impact Report 2016

27th June 2017

In this article Fields in Trust Chief Executive, Helen Griffiths, introduces our Impact Report for 2016 and highlights key achievements of our work over the last year.

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ACTIVE SPACES: Creating opportunities for women to get active

22nd June2017

In the latest in our series of blogs, Fields in Trust's Head of Programmes, Angela Lewis, writes for International Women's Day about getting more women and girls involved in sport.

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PARTNERS: Groundwork UK launches new Youth Network

13th June 2017

Leading environmental community charity Groundwork UK today launch their new Youth Network, inviting applications for Young Green Ambassadors from those passionate about their local environment.

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HAVE A FIELD DAY: Celebrate your local green space this summer

9th June 2017

In the latest in our series of blogs, Fields in Trust's Jamie Grubb calls for us to love our local parks this summer.

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FIELDS: Ashtead Rye Meadows Wetlands creates living legacy to mark World War I Centenary

26th May 2017

Ashtead Rye Meadows Wetlands in Surrey has become the latest site protected under the Centenary Fields programme and celebrated its new status with a plaque unveiling ceremony earlier this week.

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FIELDS: New Active Spaces partnership will protect open spaces and tackle physical inactivity across the UK

22nd May2017

A new Fields in Trust protection programme will create a legacy of 50 permanently safeguarded outdoor spaces across the UK and tackle physical inactivity.

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Manifesto for Parks launched by Fields in Trust ahead of General Election

8th May 2017

In advance of the General Election on 8th June we launch our Manifesto for Parks. This election presents an opportunity to ensure the UK's parks, playing fields and green spaces are addressed as a vital national issue by the next government.

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FIELDS: Innovative partnership secures recreational green space in a new housing development

20th April 2017

Fields in Trust, in partnership with HAB Housing, are marking an innovative collaboration which will secure recreational land in perpetuity as part of a new housing development at Winchester, Hampshire.

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POLICY: Fields in Trust welcomes new API report into playgrounds

13th April 2017

Fields in Trust welcomes a new report from the Association of Play Industries (API) into the state of England's playgrounds and supports calls for increased investment that will positively impact the health and wellbeing of children and young people.

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