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James Cross speaks to BBC Radio Newcastle about his open letter to The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP

James Cross, CEO of Urban Green Newcastle, speaks to Gilly Hope at BBC Radio Newcastle about his open letter to The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP proposing that significant investment be made in city and town-wide urban green infrastructure.

An open letter to The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP

James Cross, CEO of Urban Green Newcastle, writes an open letter to The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP proposing that significant investment be made in city and town-wide urban green infrastructure.

James Cross talks to BBC Radio Newcastle about using parks responsibly during the coronavirus pandemic

James Cross talks to Gilly Hope at BBC Radio Newcastle about how Urban Green Newcastle is responding to the increase in visitors to the city's parks, and how members of the public can support the charity to keep them safe and clean for everyone to enjoy.

James Cross talks to BBC Radio Newcastle about his vision for a greener future for our towns and cities

James Cross, CEO of Urban Green Newcastle, talks to Lisa Shaw at BBC Radio Newcastle about his vision for a greener future for our towns and cities.

Park visitors urged to take rubbish home in bid to stop littering

Urban Green Newcastle is calling on members of the public to show their support for parks by taking their litter home after visiting Newcastle’s green spaces.

An update from Urban Green Newcastle on the use of parks and allotments during the COVID-19 pandemic

In these unprecedented times, we’ve all been reminded how important our green spaces are. Urban Green Newcastle would like to update parks and allotment users on the use of green spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Looking to a greener future for our towns and cities

As we emerge from lockdown and begin a ‘new normal’, how can we make sure more of the positive societal changes we’ve seen in recent weeks - like our reconnection with nature and our love of active travel - become more commonplace in our lives?

Gosforth Central Park tennis courts

Trial reopening of tennis courts in Newcastle’s parks

Urban Green Newcastle will begin a trial reopening of its tennis courts following the relaxation of lockdown guidance from central government. Clear instruction on the safe use of tennis courts has been provided on site to ensure park users can carry out social distancing and help prevent the spread of infection.

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