Green Flag Awards 2022 - Winners

Green Flag Awards 2022

Four of Newcastle’s city centre parks cared for by our team have achieved Green Flag Awards for 2022.

Enjoy February Half Term in Urban Green’s parks

The weather may still be on the chilly side, but that won’t stop the fun in Newcastle’s parks and green spaces this February half term.
Spend some time enjoying the great outdoors in Newcastle’s parks this February half term. 

Beelines Family Activity Days

We’re inviting children and families to join us this February half team to get buzzy with a whole hive of activities that will teach you all about the role of bees in supporting the region’s natural habitats as part of our Beelines North East activity days.

The impact of Storms Malik and Corrie on our green spaces

Once again Newcastle’s parks and green spaces, like many areas across the North East of England and the east coast of Scotland, have been battered by storms over the weekend with both Storm Malik and Corrie impacting on our green spaces, just two months after the devastation of Storm Arwen.

Meet the Team: Gavin Cassidy

Gavin Cassidy has recently joined the Urban Green Clean team as our new Local Food and Allotments Officer. This week we sat down with him to get to know him better and heard all about his passion for his new role, got some advice for budding growers, and his unique former home.