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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 baseline for monitoring local p ...


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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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18/01/17
Sheffield’s Ochre Dike Playing Fields protected forever

At a plaque unveiling ceremony today Ochre Dike Playing Fields became the third site in Sheffield pr ...

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13/01/17
Free yourself this winter at your local playing field

The cold, winter days are traditionally seen as a time to be locked away indoors, but that doesn't n ...

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11/01/17
CYMRU: Brynmor Williams announced as new Chair of Fields in Trust Cymru

Welsh Rugby International and British Lions player takes on charity role Fields in Trust is delight ...

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22/12/16
Ten reasons to #LoveYourLocalPark this Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year, so to celebrate we've put together a list of ten reasons t ...

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08/12/16
AWARDS: Norfolk athletics club wins 'Best Athletics Project' at Fields in Trust Awards

East Harling Recreation Ground wins Best Athletics Project on a Fields in Trust Site Award supported ...

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06/12/16
AWARDS: East Williamston Community & Hall Association named Fields in Trust Partner of the Year

Community group recognised for their work over the last year Ten awards announced at Fields in Trus ...

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05/12/16
AWARDS: Glasgow City Council named Fields in Trust Partner of the Year following landmark protections

Council protected 27 sites with Fields in Trust in 2016 Ten awards announced at Fields in Trust Cer ...

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04/12/16
AWARDS: Fylde's Julie Norman named Fields in Trust Community Champion for work at Park View 4 U

Park Ranger wins award for her work engaging young people with nature Ten awards announced at Field ...

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02/12/16
AWARDS: Kent's Toni Dixon wins Fields in Trust Young Champion Award for conservation work in the county

Youngster wins award for her work with North West Kent Countryside Partnership Fields in Trust Youn ...

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01/12/16
AWARDS: Rouken Glen Park named UK's Best Park 2016

Wins follows nationwide search to find the UK’s Best Park, as voted by YOU! 2016 214 parks ac ...

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01/12/16
AWARDS: Winners announced at Fields in Trust Awards 2016

Rouken Glen Park in East Renfrewshire has been named UK's Best Park, as voted by YOU! 2016 at the Fi ...

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17/11/16
AWARDS: Shortlists announced for 2016 Fields in Trust Awards

The shortlists for this year's Fields in Trust Awards have now been announced, with the winners due ...

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16/11/16
PARTNERS: Proludic aim to get a million people more active by 2020, using outdoor fitness equipment

At Fields in Trust, not only do we protect and support outdoor spaces, we are also very keen to see ...

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13/11/16
CENTENARY FIELDS: Remembering the Past, Protecting the Future

In the latest in our new series of regular blogs, Fields in Trust Head of Programmes Angela Lewis re ...

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11/11/16
CENTENARY FIELDS: Gallery from HRH The Duke of Cambridge's visit to Kensington Memorial Park

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge visited Kensington Memorial Park in The Royal Borough of Ke ...

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10/11/16
CENTENARY FIELDS: HRH The Duke of Cambridge dedicates Centenary Field to mark World War I Anniversary

His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge, President of the Fields in Trust charity dedicated Kensing ...

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09/11/16
Shortlist announced in Fields in Trust search to find UK's Best Park

Four local green spaces shortlisted following public vote with overall winner announced later this m ...

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04/11/16
LOVE YOUR LOCAL PARK: Let's celebrate our local green spaces

In the latest in our new series of regular blogs, Fields in Trust Team Assistant Jamie Grubb argues ...

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20/10/16
Voting opens for UK’s Best Park Award

Voting is now open for the UK's Best Park award. Over the last few weeks 214 nominations have been r ...

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17/10/16
Olympic and Paralympic Homecoming Parades

This week’s homecoming parades in Manchester and London provide an opportunity for the country ...

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29/09/16
POLICY: Fields in Trust submit evidence to Future of Public Parks Inquiry

Parks and open spaces are arguably the most universal of all public services. They are used by ...

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28/09/16
Historic King George V Playing Fields in Copthorne and Nailsworth celebrate Fields in Trust 90th anniversary funding

Two King George V playing fields have each celebrated a major upgrade to their facilities as a resul ...

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23/09/16
Search to find UK's Best Park launched by Fields in Trust

A nationwide search to find the country's favourite local green space nominated and selected by publ ...

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21/09/16
TOP TEN TIPS: For protecting and promoting outdoor spaces for sports and leisure

Fields in Trust Marketing & Communications Manager Richard McKeever gives his top ten tips for p ...

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15/09/16
SPORT ON THE BATTLEFIELD: The contribution of sportsmen during WWI

In the second of our new series of regular blogs, Fields in Trust Development Manager for London and ...

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08/09/16
Managing parks and green spaces survey

Calling all park management groups, we need your help! It would be greatly appreciated if you could ...

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07/09/16
Fields in Trust response to HLF State of UK Parks Report 2016

Parks Matter. Today, the Heritage Lottery Fund has published State of UK Public Parks 2016, its sec ...

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07/09/16
Green space protected forever in Bayhead, Stornoway

The sports playing field at Bayhead, Stornoway is now protected for community use, thanks to a colla ...

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06/09/16
Turning the leaves this autumn

Now we are into September, it is the beginning of the autumn and the nights are drawing in, there is ...

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30/08/16
Innovative play equipment installed in East Ayrshire park

Kay Park in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire is the first in Scotland to introduce an Expression Swing, new ...

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18/08/16
Fields in Trust response to Childhood Obesity Strategy

Fields in Trust Chief Executive Helen Griffiths has welcomed calls in the newly published Childhood ...

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12/08/16
FOREVER FIELDS: Where the numbers don't add up...

In the first of a new series of regular blogs, Fields in Trust Development Manager Jamie Leeson disc ...

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10/08/16
Fields in Trust: our Olympic History

The Olympic Cup or “Coupe Olympique” is an award given annually by the International Oly ...

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05/08/16
An Olympic legacy will not be achieved if we have nowhere to play

Comment: Helen Griffiths, Chief Executive Bubbling away over the past few weeks and set to continue ...

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02/08/16
Saddling up for Fields in Trust at the Prudential RideLondon

The nine #teamFIT riders taking part in the Prudential RideLondon all crossed the line successfully ...

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29/07/16
#teamFIT at the Prudential RideLondon

Good luck to our members of #teamFIT who are taking on the Prudential RideLondon this Sunday, raisin ...

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28/07/16
Protection of outdoor areas in Glasgow gives everyone the advantage

As part of a Commonwealth Games legacy project 27 outdoor areas across Glasgow have been given a spe ...

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03/11/15
Nearly 1 in 5 believe local park threatened

Nearly one in five people (16 per cent) say that their local park or green space is currently or has ...

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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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