The hard work of many dedicated people help to ensure our nation's parks and green spaces are beautiful and safe places for us to visit and enjoy. This week we take a look at a topic which is often amongst the first to feel the pinch in times of budget cuts.

 

Get involved this week

Whilst some jobs are best left to the professionals, there's plenty of ways we can all get involved with making sure our parks and green spaces look great. Why not see if your local Friends group run litterpick or gardening sessions? Alternatively, why not try to make this week's 'One Smal Thing' part of your routine every week!

One Small Thing
One Small ThingWith this week’s theme involving maintenance of parks all we’re asking you to do is pick up five pieces of litter next time you’re in your local green space. This is a really easy thing you can do which will have an impact on the spaces we live, both by making them nicer places to be and helping local wildlife!

 

Discover this week

Case Study

We've added new content to our Knowledge Base to coincide with this week, led by some pointers if you're looking for information about the maintenance of your local park.

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Garden

Wednesday Wisdom

 

Thursday Throwback

Trevor Hoyte

In this week's spotlight we learn about the work of Trevor Hoyte, Park Ranger at Rugby Borough Council and based at the city centre Caldecott Park.

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Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play

In our latest staff blog our Digital & Campaigns Officer, Jamie Grubb, takes a look at the impact of litter and how we can all make our parks and green spaces nicer places for everyone this summer.

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Litter in parks

 

About Fields in Trust

Fields in Trust is an independent charity with over 90 years’ experience protecting parks and green spaces. We work with landowners, community groups and policy makers to champion the value of our parks and green spaces to achieve better protection for their future at both local and national level.

You can donate to support our work to protect, support and champion green spaces for good.

 


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