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In her latest blog, our Policy Manager, Alison McCann, reflects on recent news and the importance of prioritising green space provision for our communities.Read more
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.Read more
This week has brought into focus the important role that parks have to play in the levelling up of all parts of the UK. Our Chief Executive, Helen Griffiths, has reflected on events at which the multiple benefits of prioritising parks were discussed.Read more
Five candidates standing in last week's elections in Northern Ireland have been elected having taken our Parks Protector Pledge, growing the number of pledgers to 78 across the UK.Read more
Following the launch of the No Places Left Behind Commission report, Helen Griffiths reflects on its findings and the challenges awaiting The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP.Read more
In our latest guest blog, Shari McDaid, PhD, Head of Evidence and Impact at the Mental Health Foundation sets out the evidence behind the effects of nature on our mental health as well as addressing the current inequity of access to these benefits.Read more
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have launched the latest Green Space Index, which reveals that our much loved local parks are not equally accessible to all.Read more
We're delighted that a further 24 elected representatives have joined the cohort of policymakers across the UK who have signed the Parks Protector Pledge.Read more
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.Read more
Sheffield South East MP, Clive Betts, has joined the Fields in Trust Council and will take on the voluntary Trustee role with immediate effect.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Read Fields in Trust's response to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's 2020 Budget statement.Read more
The 2019 UK General Election has seen 21 candidates, representing five parties, who took our Parks Protector Pledge during the campaign returned as Members of Parliament.Read more
Our Summer of Parks discusses the importance of play for children and how we are putting it at the centre of our work.Read more
Our latest Summer of Parks spotlight shines on an example in south Wales, examining planning tools and legislation and considering how they can be applied to ensure new developments have sufficient parks and green spaces.Read more
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.Read more
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