The Story of Timmy the Turkey

At Pets Corner we not only rehome animals but also have been successful in rearing a variety of birds, including some rare breeds. This is the story of Timmy, our first female Narragansett turkey.

Updating our Play Parks

Work is about to get underway to repair and maintain our play parks across our estate. This programme of work will begin next week (8 March 2021) and is expected to take until early May – and will see us invest £200k to complete 160 individual repair tasks across all of our play areas.

Getting your allotment ready for growing season

The seasoned gardeners and growers among you will know February is the ideal time to prepare your allotment for some of the earliest outdoor sowings in March. There may be a chill in the air, but spring is just around the corner and now is the time to get started, so we asked our Allotments Officer, Mark, for some of his top tips.

Phase 2 of our Tree Maintenance Programme

We are about to undertake the next phase of our tree maintenance programme. We have carried out the most urgent works in recent months but there is still some work to be done in order to ensure the health and safety of our parks.

Introducing Urban Green Café!

Urban Green Café will be a new community space, and is our first commercial venture, with all profits being reinvested into our green spaces.

An update on the Avian Influenza Prevention Zone

Following a number of new cases the Chief Veterinary Officers for England, Scotland and Wales have agreed to bring in new measures to help protect poultry and captive birds, following a number of cases of avian influenza in both wild and captive birds in the UK.