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Parks and Green Spaces have untold benefits for the community.
The resources in this hub have been designed to help people and groups who are interested in protecting, managing and improving their local parks and green spaces.
Parks and green spaces bring huge benefits to us as individuals and communities, improving both our physical and mental wellbeing. They bring cleaner air, a space to unwind or exercise, and a place for our community to come together and celebrate.
The resources in this hub will be particularly useful for anyone already involved or interested in becoming involved in their local park or green space - be it through setting up and running a project or volunteering.
The resources in this hub, including guides, templates, case studies and reports, will help you to:
This guide draws on best practice to suggest ways to attract and retain a strong volunteer base.
The main issues relating to the transfer of parks and green spaces from local authorities.
A guide to increasing the diversity of park users, volunteers, staff and boards
Advice on how to engage your local community and encourage local people to use your park.
This template will help organisations managing parks and green spaces to write a business plan
This guide focusses on how to raise funds for your park.
Opportunities and challenges in developing community-led models of parks and green space management.
Find out why community involvement is essential for parks and green spaces
Make sure your local parks and green spaces are well-kept and enjoyed by your local community.
Tips to help you know what write in a funding application.
When you form a public group, you will need to create and agree on a constitution.
How to work with private developers to improve your park or green space.
Developing an effective communications plan