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30/11/17
AWARDS: Stanley Park named UK’s Best Park 2017 at Fields in Trust Awards

Blackpool's Stanley Park, has been voted by the public as the UK's Best Park at the prestigious annual Fields in Trust Awards 2017 ...


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09/11/17
CENTENARY FIELDS: Programme reaches protection century

Centenary Fields, our nationwide programme commemorating World War I, has now registered its 100th s ...

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03/11/17
AWARDS: Shortlists announced for Fields in Trust Awards

We are delighted to reveal the shortlists for this year's Fields in Trust Awards, with the winners d ...

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03/11/17
UK'S BEST PARK: Shortlist announced for 2017 Award

The shortlists for this year's Fields in Trust Awards have been announced. Winners in nine cate ...

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14/10/17
COMMENT: Parks positively contributing to our health and wellbeing

As voting opens for the UK's Best Park award, Fields in Trust Chief Executive, Helen Griffiths, disc ...

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22/09/17
ACTIVE SPACES: King's Lynn's River Lane Sports Pitches protected forever

An area of public open space at Lynnsport has been protected by Fields in Trust as part of the Activ ...

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20/09/17
AWARDS: Search to find the UK's Best Park, as voted by YOU! 2017 launched

Do you think that your local park, playground or playing field is the best in the country? Here's yo ...

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19/09/17
POLICY: Fields in Trust appointed to Government’s new ‘Parks Action Group’

Parks and Green Spaces Minister, Marcus Jones MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Minister f ...

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07/09/17
AWARDS: Nominations open for sixth annual Fields in Trust Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Fields in Trust Awards, our annual showcase of the hard work o ...

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06/09/17
CYMRU: New committee members appointed

Fields in Trust Cymru is supported and advised by a Welsh Committee who apply their skills and exper ...

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23/08/17
POLICY: Fields in Trust Chief Executive joins Parks Minister on Rugby visit

Fields in Trust Chief Executive, Helen Griffiths, today joined Parks and Green Spaces Minister Marcu ...

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14/08/17
ACTIVE SPACES: Belfast’s Cregagh Green first to benefit from London Marathon Charitable Trust funding

East Belfast's Cregagh Green is the first project in the UK to be awarded funding by the London Mara ...

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12/07/17
POLICY: UK’s Parks and Green Spaces – The State of Play

More trips, to more parks, more often is good for health and wellbeing. Greenspace Map provides a b ...

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10/07/17
CENTENARY FIELDS: My Grandad and the Great War

In the latest in our series of blogs, Fields in Trust's Head of Programmes, Angela Lewis, writes abo ...

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07/07/17
HAVE A FIELD DAY: Thousands set to celebrate our parks and green spaces

Hundreds of communities across the UK will come together tomorrow to celebrate our local parks and g ...

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06/07/17
RESEARCH: Visit your local park this weekend - you'll feel healthier and happier as a result

The Fields in Trust submission to last year's Parliamentary Inquiry into the Future of Public Parks ...

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27/06/17
Fields in Trust launch Impact Report 2016

In this article Fields in Trust Chief Executive, Helen Griffiths, introduces our Impact Report for 2 ...

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22/06/17
ACTIVE SPACES: Creating opportunities for women to get active

In the latest in our series of blogs, Fields in Trust's Head of Programmes, Angela Lewis, writes dur ...

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13/06/17
PARTNERS: Groundwork UK launches new Youth Network

Leading environmental community charity Groundwork UK today launch their new Youth Network, inviting ...

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09/06/17
HAVE A FIELD DAY: Celebrate your local green space this summer

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

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26/05/17
FIELDS: Ashtead Rye Meadows Wetlands creates living legacy to mark World War I Centenary

Ashtead Rye Meadows Wetlands in Surrey has become the latest site protected under the Centenary Fiel ...

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22/05/17
FIELDS: New Active Spaces partnership will protect open spaces and tackle physical inactivity across the UK

A new Fields in Trust protection programme will create a legacy of 50 permanently safeguarded outdoo ...

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08/05/17
Manifesto for Parks launched by Fields in Trust ahead of General Election

In advance of the General Election on 8th June we launch our Manifesto for Parks. This election pres ...

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20/04/17
FIELDS: Innovative partnership secures recreational green space in a new housing development

Fields in Trust, in partnership with HAB Housing, are marking an innovative collaboration which will ...

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13/04/17
POLICY: Fields in Trust welcomes new API report into playgrounds

Fields in Trust welcomes a new report from the Association of Play Industries (API) into the state o ...

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27/03/17
#LoveYourLocalPark and Have a Field Day this summer

National Have a Field Day on Saturday 8th July to demonstrate public support for parks Access to pa ...

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14/03/17
CENTENARY FIELDS: Commonwealth Day marked by Queens Gardens unveiling

Queens Gardens in Colwyn Bay has been dedicated by Conwy County Borough Council as the latest site i ...

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07/03/17
CENTENARY FIELDS: West Lothian park safeguarded forever

Dechmont Park in West Lothian has been safeguarded forever as part of the Centenary Fields programme ...

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03/03/17
PLAY: Fields in Trust Scotland supports Scotland’s Play Charter

Fields in Trust Scotland is delighted to join many partner organisations as a signatory of Scotland' ...

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28/02/17
COMMENT: Fields in Trust response to new sport funding research

Fields in Trust Chief Executive Helen Griffiths comments on newly published research into funding in ...

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17/02/17
FIELDS: National campaign saves Harpenden park from future development

Recreation ground also receives £5,000 funding boost to improve community facilities. A recre ...

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15/02/17
FIELDS: Green space in Ely opened as Queen Elizabeth II Field

A green space in Ely, Cardiff has become the latest site dedicated as part of the Queen Elizabeth II ...

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13/02/17
CASE STUDY: New Public Park improves community health and wellbeing

The creation of a new public park on derelict land in Newbold, Rugby has resulted in local residents ...

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11/02/17
POLICY: Fields in Trust response to Public parks inquiry report

Over the last few months the Communities and Local Government Committee has been reviewing the futur ...

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09/02/17
THE PATRON'S FUND: Gift from The Patron’s Fund helps safeguard parks forever

A £2,500 gift from The Patron's Fund will help Fields in Trust continue its work protecting pa ...

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07/02/17
POLICY: Housing White Paper - Fixing our broken housing market shouldn’t break our vital green infrastructure

Today Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government, published the Governme ...

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25/01/17
Fields in Trust Cymru launch new green space Guidance

New benchmark guidelines for the design of spaces for outdoor sport and play have been published by ...

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20/07/14
Speech delivered by the Duke of Cambridge at the launch of the Fields in Trust Centenary Fields Programme in the War Memorial Park in Coventry, 16th July 2014.

 "World War One continues to inspire us – one hundred years on – to undertake ...

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