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Health and Wellbeing

Comment & Policy | 8th September 2023

A missed opportunity to make planning work for health and wellbeing

In his latest blog, our Policy and Communications Officer, Maxwell Patterson, reflects on the recent amendments made to the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill in the House of Lords.
Research & Insight | 8th June 2023

Green Space Index finds more access to local parks required

This year our annual Green Space Index looks at the walkability of neighbourhoods and finds that 6.1 million people have no park or green space within a ten-minute walk from home.
Comment & Policy | 1st February 2023

Green space does us the world of good

In her latest blog, our Policy Manager, Alison McCann, reflects on recent news and the importance of prioritising green space provision for our communities.
Campaigns | 11th August 2022

Recognising five ways our UK's Favourite Parks nominees support our mental health

In recognition of the important role of all our nation's parks for our final weekly update we are celebrating all 364 nominated parks and the ways they support our mental health.
Campaigns | 4th August 2022

UK's Favourite Parks nominees in the footsteps of Lionesses

With just two weeks of voting for UK's Favourite Parks remaining time is running out to help a park you love be named amongst the nation's favourites.
Comment & Policy | 18th July 2022

Levelling up access to parks to mitigate public health emergencies

At the start of a week in which the value of our nation's parks will once again be in the spotlight our Chief Executive, Helen Griffiths, writes about the importance of parks to support public health.
Guest Articles | 23rd June 2022

The importance of data in protecting green infrastructure

In our latest guest blog post Defra minister Lord Benyon explores a data-driven approach to future proofing green infrastructure through Fields in Trust's Green Space Index.
Comment & Policy | 18th May 2022

Green Space Index reveals importance of local parks for achieving Levelling-Up

This year our annual Green Space Index analysis of the provision and distribution of parks and green spaces looks at the Government's flagship Levelling-Up agenda.