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Carol Pyrah announced as new Trustee for National Lottery Heritage Fund / National Heritage Memorial Fund

The Prime Minister has appointed our incoming Chief Executive, Carol Pyrah, to the Board of Trustees at the National Lottery Heritage Fund and National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF).

Volunteering with Urban Green Newcastle in 2022

Volunteering with Urban Green Newcastle in 2022

This January, we’d like to ask you to consider volunteering some of your free time with Urban Green Newcastle in 2022. There are lots of different ways you can get involved.

The impact of Storm Arwen on Newcastle’s green spaces

An update on the devastating impact Storm Arwen has had on Newcastle’s parks and green spaces.

World Mental Health Day 2021: How nature and green spaces can improve our mental health

To mark World Mental Health Day 2021, we’re looking at the increasing role parks, allotments, and green spaces play in supporting our mental health and wellbeing.

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.

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.

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, ...

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