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Policy: A missed opportunity to make planning work for health and wellbeing

8th September 2023

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.

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UNIVERSALITY OF PARKS: Ten things to consider when reviewing your local park’s accessibility

20th August 2019

As our Summer of Parks discusses universality of parks we look at ten things to take into consideration to help a park be as accessible as it can be.

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PARKS AND PLANNING: Effective campaigning through the planning consultation process

4th August 2019

A look ahead to our upcoming support resource, Watch This Space, and a focus on the case of how effective campaigning helped secure River Lane Sports Pitches in King's Lynn.

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PARKS AND PLANNING: Spotlight on Pentre Felindre urban village

2nd August2019

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.

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PARKS AND PLANNING: Frequently asked questions on our Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play

29th July 2019

We've been advising on the amount of accessible public open space that should be provided for communities since 1927. Here we take a look at five of the most commonly asked questions we receive on our Guidance for Outdoor Sport and Play.

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FRIENDS OF GROUPS: Future Proof Parks

2nd July2019

Future Proof Parks is part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund "Kick the Dust" programme, which aims to get more young people interested and involved in preserving their local heritage.

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FRIENDS OF GROUPS: Top ten tips for establishing a group

1st July 2019

Our latest guest blog welcomes Sarah Royal from the National Federation of Parks and Green Spaces, who shares her tips on establishing a Friends of group.

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