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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.

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

As we are now back in lockdown, we have updated our official guidance on visiting Newcastle’s parks and allotments.

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Introducing Urban Green Café!

Today we're thrilled to be able to announce our plans for a new café in Exhibition Park, replacing Café in the Park, which closed to the public in February 2020. Urban Green Café will be a new community space, and is our first commercial venture, with all profits being reinvested into our green spaces. Marian Chapman, our Enterprise Director, said: “As an independent charity, ...

An update 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.

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.

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