Published: 23rd Jul 2018

Parks across the country are set to benefit from £1.5m of funding and support by Nesta, the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The grants – ranging from £145,000- £200,000 – will assist eight projects that support new ways of running parks including parks foundations, nurturing friends groups and generating income through renewables. The eight projects are: Bristol & Bath Parks Foundation by Bristol City Council and Bath & North East Somerset Council (£193,617 ) Leeds Parks Fund: Charitable Giving to Parks by Leeds City Council (£171,289) Redcar and Cleveland Borough Foundation by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council (£194,375) Powering Parks by 10:10 Climate Action ( £170,480) Reimagining Par Track: Run Ride Relax Repeat by Par Track (£200,000) Lordship Rec Community Empowerment and Co-Management Model by the Friends of Lordship Rec (£145,278) Walsall Connecting Green spaces by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council (£199,836) Performing Parks – Transforming … (To read the full article, subscribe below)