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Rachel Faichnie

Meet the Team: Rachel Faichnie

Rachel is our Education Officer working for the Beelines North East project. She's the person behind the amazing interactive family sessions taking place in our parks, and our programme of educational events for schools. 

Sophie the Rabbit in Pets Corner

Rabbit Awareness Week 2022

To celebrate Rabbit Awareness Week 2022, our Pets Corner team have put together some information on caring for rabbits and how you can make sure your bunnies stay hoppy and healthy!

Meet the Team: Ali Brown

Ali is our Marketing and Communications Manager, her role is to spread the word about Urban Green Newcastle, and all of the work that we do, in lots of different ways.

Barney in Pets Corner

In memory of Barney the Barn Owl

It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of our much loved Barney the Barn Owl from Pets’ Corner.

Preparations for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee beacon event in Hodgkin Park

Communities from Newcastle’s west end lead celebrations for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

As part of the series of nationwide events marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Urban Green Newcastle is delighted to be delivering a very special event in Hodgkin Park, Benwell, on Thursday 02 June with members of the west end community.

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).

No Mow May 2022

This month we're supporting Plantlife’s annual ‘No Mow May’ campaign to combat a decline in global biodiversity by helping to protect pollinator habitats across the region.  

Urban Green Newcastle announces Carol Pyrah as new Chief Executive

Today we are thrilled to announce Carol Pyrah, Executive Director of Historic Coventry Trust, as our new Chief Executive. Carol brings a wealth of experience in the charity, heritage and conservation sectors having held senior positions at both English Heritage and Historic England.

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