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Keep up to date with our latest news, things to do and events taking place across our parks and allotments.  

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Advice from Urban Green on the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

If you keep birds there are some simple steps you should take to protect your birds against the threat of avian flu in the coming winter months.

An update from Urban Green Newcastle on the use of parks and allotments during the second lockdown

In light of the lockdown measures which come into effect from 5th November, we have updated our official guidance on visiting Newcastle’s parks and allotments.

Urban Green win four Green Flag Awards

Urban Green Newcastle have achieved Green Flag Awards for four of their city centre parks, with Exhibition Park and Leazes Park have been recognised for the first time since 2011.

New initiative helps you to Take Ten Minutes in our parks

Take Ten Minutes, a new free-to-use guided meditation service is being trialled in our parks, to encourage people to engage in guided walking meditations to help improve their mental wellbeing.

An update from Urban Green Newcastle on access to our parks and allotments

Our wonderful parks and allotments have provided a place of respite and relaxation over the past few difficult months. And they will continue to do so as once more we face increased restrictions due to COVID-19.

UPDATE: Heaton Park Fire

Last week was a week of contrasts! We started so saddened by the behaviour of a few people, and ended the week absolutely overwhelmed by the generosity and encouragement shown by so many in response to the devastating fire at Heaton Park last weekend.

Heaton Park Fire

All our staff at Urban Green Newcastle are absolutely devastated by the arson attack on the playground in Heaton Park. The incident happened on the night of 13 September; the fire service responded quickly, and the police are now looking into the circumstances surrounding the fire. It is so sad that this popular site, which has only recently been able to reopen after lockdown, ...

UPDATE: Urban Green Newcastle’s tree maintenance programme

With the gradual easing of lockdown restrictions, Urban Green Newcastle is re-starting many of its maintenance programmes that had to be put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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