Tag Archives : Natural Infrastructure


Whitleigh play parks get makeovers

A Plymouth play park has had a complete overhaul thanks to a partnership with a community group. Having joined forces with the Whitleigh Community Trust, the Council they have been able to replace all of the equipment in Milford Lane play area and make significant changes to the neighbouring play park in Norwich Avenue. A […]

Children enjoy the opening of the Milford Lane play area

Further funding for Plymouth parks

Parks and green spaces in Plymouth have had yet another funding boost. The city has just secured just under €4 million thanks to a successful funding bid by Plymouth City Council and its partners. The money, which comes from the European Commission, will go towards the Green Minds project which will re-wild urban parks, gardens […]


Green Flag recognition for Central Park

Plymouth’s Central Park has been awarded a prestigious Green Flag. The Green Flag Award scheme is a national body that recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces. Devonport Park, Tothill Park, Ham Woods, West Hoe Park, The Hoe and Freedom Fields have previously been bestowed with the honour and have again retained with […]


Devonport Park

Plymouth wins share of multi-million pound parks fund

Plymouth has won a place on a new multi-million pound initiative to secure the future of the city’s parks and green spaces. Plymouth City Council fought off tough competition to ensure Plymouth was one of only eight places across the UK selected by the National Trust and The National Lottery Heritage Fund to take part […]


Photography exhibition highlights role of volunteers

The fantastic work of the Active Neighbourhoods Project is being celebrated with a unique photography exhibition. On Wednesday, volunteers gathered at Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard for the first glimpse of specially commissioned portrait photographs of volunteers in their favourite spaces for nature in Plymouth. Some of the key successes of the project, which is […]

Active Neighbourhood portraits

Community Sports Hub works begins

Work on Central Park’s new Community Sports Hub and tennis courts is underway. Situated in the heart of the park on the site of current bowling pavilion, the hub will complement the current bowling greens as well as the refurbished sports plateau by adding changing rooms, accessible toilets and storage facilities; opening up the park […]


Play time in Central Park!

The Central Park Improvements Project is set to ramp up next week as refurbishment and extension of the play area begins. Designed with LDA Design and Russell Play from ideas gained at a community consultation, the area will be bigger and better and promises to make the park a playful destination for local families and […]