Saturday 23 December 2023 marks the 150th birthday of Leazes Park – also known as the ‘People’s Park’ – and to celebrate this special occasion, we’ve partnered with Northern Lights Newcastle and you, the people of the city, to give the park a present.
People living in Newcastle upon Tyne are set to benefit from fresh investment into local football facilities thanks to a £4,250 grant from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation.
We’re delighted to announce that a brand new piece of play equipment, voted for by members of the local community, has been installed in Elswick Park play area.
Working with Newcastle City Council, we have secured funding from the UK Government and the LTA to refurbish public park tennis courts in Newcastle.
Friday 28 July marks the beginning of Love Parks Week, the annual campaign to celebrate parks, green spaces, and the dedicated volunteers and workers that look after them all year round.
Thanks to the Friends of Jesmond Dene, we’ve been able to fix the slight structural damage to the aviary in Pets’ Corner.
We invited Andy Humpish, Hon. Sec. of Heaton & District Model Power Boat Club, to tell us more about the building’s history, and the role of the club in helping care for the boathouse during its 100 year history.
Working with national walking and cycling charity Sustrans, we have upgraded sections of Hadrian’s Cycleway at Tyne Riverside Country Park and Walker Riverside Park.