Storm Arwen – The impact one year on

One year on from Storm Arwen, we’re taking a look back at the impact of the storm, the work that’s been undertaken by our rangers to repair the damage.

Newcastle’s Best Group/Community Allotment Plot

We spoke to Newcastle charity Children’s North East about the importance of their allotment plot at Benwell Lane in giving young people access to nature, and the chance to learn new skills.

Burnt out litter bins in Walker Park

Removal of Walker Park Litter Bins

Following a spike in anti-social behaviour particularly incidents of arson we have temporarily removed the litter bins in Walker Park.

Tree maintenance works during November and December

To make sure Newcastle’s parks continue to be safe places for people to visit, we will be carrying out further works to trees across the city as part of our tree risk management and wider routine maintenance programme.

World Mental Health Day 2022

Today (10 October) marks World Mental Health Day. Here are five great ways you can improve your mental wellbeing in Newcastle’s green spaces.

Steven Legget

Meet the Team: Steven Legget

Steven is our Programme Manager, his creative problem solving skills help everyone at Urban Green collaborate and develop exciting new plans.