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Heritage Open Days 2021 (10-19 September)

To mark this year’s Heritage Open Days, which takes place from Friday 10 to Sunday 19 September, we’re taking a look at the history of some of Newcastle’s most popular parks, and their connection to one of Britain’s great industrialists.

Plotting For The Future

To celebrate National Allotment Week we’ve compiled a list of some of the ways tending to an allotment can help us achieve a more sustainable, greener future.

Beelines North East project receives grant funding from Green Recovery Challenge Fund

We are thrilled to be able to announce that our Beelines North East project in partnership with Northumberland Wildlife Trust has been awarded a £697,800 grant from the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund.

Urban Green Newcastle opens second Urban Green Café in Paddy Freeman's Park

Just weeks after opening our first Urban Green Café in Exhibition Park, we're delighted to announce the opening of our second Urban Green Café in Paddy Freeman's Park on Friday 23 July.

Share your story of our parks during the pandemic

Over the last year our greenspaces have been a lifeline for people across city. When everything shutdown, the parks remained open and provided a place to exercise, play or just enjoy a change of scenery. Now that everywhere is starting to open back up, we want to hear about your memories and stories of how your local greenspace helped you through the last year.   You can share ...

Meet our rabbits

This week we've been celebrating Rabbit Awareness Week in Pets Corner. Our rabbits are firm favourites with our visitors, and the focus of our current Summer at Pets Corner fundraising campaign, so we thought we would tell you a little more about their stories and how they came to join us at Pets Corner.

Why are there fences around the Banqueting Hall?

If you’ve visited Jesmond Dene recently you may have noticed that we have put up fencing around the Banqueting Hall and the informal footpath around it.

James Cross steps down as CEO to join Environment Bank

This Autumn our CEO James Cross will be stepping down and moving on to become Chief Executive of the Environment Bank.

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