We are proud that the ivy in our parks provides a home to many Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) priority species and those most threatened in the UK including the song thrush.
We know many people love to visit the animals at Pets’ Corner, which is why we’ve asked our furry and feathered friends to send us a postcard from their new homes, so we can keep in touch and find out what they’ve been doing.
All playgrounds, games areas (including tennis courts and multi-use games areas) and unfenced play equipment is CLOSED to the public until further notice in line with government guidance.
Specific areas of our parks are being used more than others, particularly play areas and popular attractions like Pets’ Corner in Jesmond Dene. Because of this, we’ve taken the decision to close all playgrounds and Pets’ Corner.
Urban Green Newcastle is part of an innovative, pioneering movement to secure the future of parks, allotments and green spaces in Newcastle upon Tyne. This is an exciting phase of growth for the organisation, and we are looking to recruit seven exceptional people to join the team.
Trees, like all other living things, can suffer from disease and unfortunately nearly 100 of our trees have been found to have hazardous levels of decay, requiring major works or removal.
A brand new, state of art, interactive football wall has been unveiled at City Stadium Park, Ouseburn, as part of a playground improvement programme by Urban Green Newcastle and Newcastle City Council.
You don’t need an expensive gym membership to get fit and healthy in 2020. Newcastle’s parks are a great way to get outdoor and active, and the best part is, it’s all free.