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POLICY: Challenge your candidates to make a commitment to your local green spaces this election

19th April 2021

We are calling on candidates in May's Scottish Parliament, Welsh Senedd, London Assembly and Mayoral elections to demonstrate their support for green spaces by taking the Parks Protector Pledge.

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Remembering HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

15th April 2021

Fields in Trust Chief Executive, Helen Griffiths, remembers HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and reflects on the lasting impact his work will have.

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021)

9th April 2021

Fields in Trust are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh aged 99. His Royal Highness actively served as our President for 64 years and we are indebted to him for his decades of support.

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Fields in Trust slam council plans for portable parks

1st April 2021

Fields in Trust are deeply concerned to learn of plans being developed by two local authorities to sell their portfolios of parks and green spaces and replace them with shared "portable parks"

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FIELDS IN TRUST: Senior Parliamentarian Clive Betts MP joins Trustee Board

30th March 2021

Sheffield South East MP, Clive Betts, has joined the Fields in Trust Council and will take on the voluntary Trustee role with immediate effect.

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CHAMPION: Seven ways our parks have been there for us; one year on from the start of lockdown

23rd March 2021

Never before have we appreciated the ability to visit the park quite so much as over the past twelve months. Here's a look at just seven of the ways our local green spaces have been there for us when we've needed them the most over the last 365 days.

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PROTECT: Liverpool City Council makes pioneering commitment to protect all parks and green spaces forever

19th March 2021

Liverpool City Council has made a first-of-its-kind commitment to protect all the city's parks and green spaces in perpetuity with Fields in Trust, ensuring they can never be sold off or build on.

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BOOK SHELF: Ten books featuring parks which celebrate the diverse literary contributions of our green spaces

4th March 2021

To mark World Book Day, here is a celebration of just ten of the many works that showcase everything we love about our local parks and green spaces.

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POLICY: A pandemic Budget light on green space

4th March 2021

In her latest blog, Fields in Trust Chief Executive Helen Griffiths reacts to the Chancellor's Budget 2021 statement and discusses what it means for parks and green spaces.

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BOOK SHELF: Stuart Maconie's The Nanny State Made Me

17th January 2021

In an extract from his latest book, "The Nanny State Made Me", writer, broadcaster and journalist Stuart Maconie celebrates Telford Town Park and the value it delivers for its regular users.

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CYMRU: Fields in Trust Cymru announce new committee Chair

7th January 2021

Fields in Trust have appointed a new Chair of the Fields in Trust Cymru Committee. Nicholas Cooke QC will take on the role with immediate effect and will also serve on the Fields in Trust Council as a Trustee.

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POLICY: Levelling-up playing fields, parks and green spaces across the UK

5th January 2021

In her latest blog Helen Griffiths discussions how the revaluing of local parks and green spaces and their protection in perpetuity can play a pivotal role in the government's levelling-up agenda.

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CHAMPION: Sharing the stories of spaces which have been #notjust a park in 2020

27th November 2020

In our latest staff blog Helen Griffiths introduces how we are collaborating with our good friends at parkrun to celebrate the many ways parks have been valuable to us this year and explore how they are #notjust green and pleasant nice-to-haves.

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GUEST BLOG: Supporting our mental health by noticing the nature around us

24th November 2020

Our latest guest blog welcomes Claudette Anderson from Go Jauntly, who shares how green spaces have been vital this year, the value of noticing nature and how the latest features in Go Jauntly can help us all to get that daily dose of green space.

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POLICY: Acting on the evidence

9th October 2020

In our latest blog Policy Manager, Alison McCann, looks at impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and explains how we are working to act on the evidence and protect parks and green spaces for good for the communities who need them the most.

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PROTECT: Dundee students raising funds to support protection of local spaces

1st October 2020

Work to protect parks and green spaces for good in Dundee received a boost recently thanks to the fundraising efforts of students at the city’s Morgan Academy.

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POLICY: People need parks

25th September 2020

Following the release of new research relating to parks and green spaces over recent days, in our latest blog Helen Griffiths gives her thoughts on the findings and reflects on the importance of acting on them now.

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Fields in Trust: Protecting Parks for 95 years

8th July 2020

8th July 2020 marks the 95th anniversary of the founding of Fields in Trust in 1925. It is clear that then, as now, parks and green spaces are to vital to our health and wellbeing and our collective recovery.

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GUEST BLOG: Can parks put equity at the core of our post-COVID recovery?

29th May 2020

Following the release of our 2020 Green Space Index findings, we're delighted to welcome a guest blog from Graham Duxbury.

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CHAMPION: The ten-minute walk and why it’s important

28th May 2020

One of five indices in our Green Space Index measures accessibility of parks and green spaces based on the number of people not living within a ten-minute walking distance. Why is it important to measure this, and why ten-minutes?

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POLICY: Latest Green Space Index highlights importance of parks and green spaces

28th May 2020

Despite local green spaces being of such value to us all right now, the 2020 release of the Green Space Index finds that 2.7 million people across Great Britain do not have access to such a space within a ten-minute walk of where they live.

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GET INVOLVED: Take on The 2.6 Challenge this Sunday and help protect green spaces for good

23rd April 2020

At a time when we are all reminded of how much we value local parks, take part in The 2.6 Challenge and support our work to protect green spaces for good

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