As part of the first national #BlossomWatch Day we're proud to share the news that Exhibition Park will be one of the first sites outside London to take part in the Blossom Together project.
Plant an Acre with Traidcraft Exchange and Urban Green Newcastle
Today (22nd April) we marked Earth Day by planting the first tree in Traidcarft Exchange's new Plant and Acre initiative, a projects which aims to see many thousands of trees planted across the UK and Tanzania.
Work is starting on our new Urban Green Café
Our fantastic Enterprise team have been working hard behind the scenes and this Monday (29 March) our contractors, Edmundson Building, arrive on site to transform the existing café in Exhibition Park into our new Urban Green Café.
The Story of Timmy the Turkey
At Pets Corner we not only rehome animals but also have been successful in rearing a variety of birds, including some rare breeds. This is the story of Timmy, our first female Narragansett turkey.
Exciting new plans unveiled for Heaton Park playground
The plans for the new park will see the area resurfaced with sand which is not only more sustainable as a material but also allows us to bring in some great new elements which will increase the play value of the park for children of all ages.
Updating our Play Parks
Work is about to get underway to repair and maintain our play parks across our estate. Starting on 8 March and running until early May - these works will see us invest £200k to complete 160 individual repair tasks across all of our play areas.
Getting your allotment ready for growing season
There may be a chill in the air, but spring is just around the corner and now is the time to prepare your allotment for some of the earliest outdoor sowings in March, so we asked our Allotments Officer, Mark, for some of his top tips.
Phase 2 of our Tree Maintenance Programme
We are about to undertake the next phase of our tree maintenance programme. We have carried out the most urgent works in recent months but there is still some work to be done in order to ensure the health and safety of our parks.