Investing in green spaces and levelling up the UK

Laura Schofield and Theo Plowman look at the potential of green spaces to boost the value that residents attach to their local community

Building a green recovery through communities, nature and jobs

Fay Holland details the benefits of creating more and better green spaces which are accessible to the UK’s left behind communities

Levelling-up playing fields, parks and green spaces

Helen Griffiths explains how the legal protection of parks and green spaces can help to advance the government ‘levelling-up’ agenda

A perspective on parks: Levelling up places

Rob Pearce, project manager at The Parks Alliance, explains why parks are one of the smartest investments for infrastructure spending

The Green Space Index: Mapping health benefits

Green spaces are good, do good and need to be protected for good. Alison McCann, policy manager at Fields in Trust, explains why

Revaluing parks and green spaces

Few public services have such a cross-cutting impact as parks and green spaces. Helen Griffiths explains why

Parks are at a tipping point

Is the significant impact that parks have on public health recognised in funding? Mark Camley, chair of The Parks Alliance, answers the question

Bringing home the benefits of community greenspace

Stacey Aplin looks at how the pocket park revolution is transforming our local spaces.

Amid all of the hustle and bustle of daily life, the need for green spaces should not be ignored or degraded, says Denise Ewbank of the British Association of Landscape Industries.

Event Diary

London Build is set for a huge return to Olympia London’s Grand Hall for our live Expo on the 17th & 18th November. This is going to be one major celebration as we open our doors to the UK's biggest festival of construction!

The Security Event is set to be the first major exhibition to take place in the sector when it opens its doors on 7-9 September 2021 at the NEC in Birmingham and for the first time it will also encompass the National Cyber Security Show.

digitech21 will seek to demystify the increasingly complex technology landscape and will showcase a host of public sector best practice case studies and the very best solution providers, each of whom are helping organisations to transform and improve the way in which the public sector delivers services to the citizen.

Supplier Profiles

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