The Leeds Parks and Green Spaces Forum is a voluntary organisation made up of individuals, groups and organisations interested in enhancing the green spaces of Leeds. Groups and organisations are welcome to join, and membership is free

General Meetings

Wednesday 18 Jan – evening, Civic Hall from 6.30pm
Thursday 20 April – afternoon, Roundhay Park
Wednesday 19 July – evening Gotts Park Mansion. 6.30pm
Wednesday 18 October – afternoon at The Arium

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The Future of Public Parks Report

A report on the London conference; The Future of Public Parks, held on July 17th, can be downloaded here:

http://futureofparks.leeds.ac.uk/news/future-of-public-parks-conference-report-now-available/

London Conf

(A report on the Leeds conference “‘Reimagining the future of urban public space,’ which from Monday 5 June, can be found here).

You can also find a government response to the Select Committee report with the same title here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-response-to-the-select-committee-report-the-future-of-public-parks

This publication sets out the response by Marcus Jones, Minister for Parks and Green Spaces, to the 17 recommendations made by the Communities and Local Government Select Committee in their original report published on 11 February 2017.

 

It’s Love Parks Week 2017!

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Love Parks Week 2017 Press Release

Love Parks Week 2017

Leeds Parks and Green Spaces Forum are calling for people to celebrate, enjoy and support the parks and other public green spaces of Leeds this year in Love Parks Week which runs from 14 – 23 July 2017.

There are so many ways to enjoy your local park, woodland or nature reserve so why not get out and take a stroll, watch wildlife, play with the kids, do some sport, have a picnic or just relax and enjoy the view!  And let us know about it with #loveleedsparks.

And if you really love parks why not get involved by volunteering or donating to the newly established Leeds Parks Fund (see below)?

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