The Government define a pocket park as a piece of land of up to 0.4 hectares which may already be under grass, but which is unused, undeveloped or derelict.
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It’s a problem plaguing rural communities and often exposing the less affluent to economic burdens.
In all but five local authorities in England and Wales, total retail floorspace shrank – in more than two-thirds of local authorities, floorspace shrank by over 20%.
According to City of Trees, Greater Manchester’s trees remove 847 tonnes of pollutants each year by acting as a filtration system.
‘People felt like it was their building and not just a city council project that builds and just expects people to use it.’
‘He promised us more affordable housing but so far has fallen very short of his promises, particularly on social housing which is our greatest need.’
The defibrillators each have a solar panel and wind turbine to provide the power needed to keep the defibrillators in top condition.
‘Britain’s coastal communities are struggling with low wages, economic growth and education.’
‘Falling life expectancy in the poorest communities is a deeply worrying indicator of the state of our nation’s health.’
Many professionals and politicians interviewed for the report feeling that new developments and regeneration activity created opportunities to change social norms around smoking.