As part of the series of nationwide events marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Urban Green Newcastle is delighted to be delivering a very special event in Hodgkin Park, Benwell, on Thursday 02 June with members of the west end community.
The Prime Minister has appointed our incoming Chief Executive, Carol Pyrah, to the Board of Trustees at the National Lottery Heritage Fund and National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF).
This month we’re supporting Plantlife’s annual ‘No Mow May’ campaign to combat a decline in global biodiversity by helping to protect pollinator habitats across the region.
Today we are thrilled to announce Carol Pyrah, Executive Director of Historic Coventry Trust, as our new Chief Executive. Carol brings a wealth of experience in the charity, heritage and conservation sectors having held senior positions at both English Heritage and Historic England.
Today (Saturday 23 April) as part of Blossom Watch Day we are celebrating the beauty of blossom within our city’s green spaces, with the official opening of our blossom circle in Exhibition Park.
After a three-month closure, we are excited to share the news that Pets Corner will be back open to the public daily 10.30-16.00 from Saturday 23 April.
Our Queen’s Platinum Jubilee beacon event on June 2nd will feature the official lighting of the Beacon, a carnival finale plus community stalls, food, and activities at Hodgkin Park, Benwell.
From Tuesday 19 April we will be carrying out refurbishment works at the edge of the lake in Leazes Park to begin to restore it to it’s former glory.