Parks and Greenspaces – The National Picture / Links

Friends of Victoria Park, Stretford are working alongside the following UK parks forums and attended the World Urban Parks conference via zoom this year [2020].

https://natfedparks.org.uk/The National Federation of Parks and Green Spaces (NFPGS) is the umbrella organisation that aims to amplify the voices of Friends Groups across the UK

https://www.facebook.com/NWPFF/?ref=page_internalThe North West Parks Friends Forum was created in 2012 to bring the North West Park Friends’ groups together so they can help and support each other.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FriendsOfTraffordsParksandGreenSpacesFriends of Trafford’s Parks and Green Spaces was set up to allow all the parks and greenspaces across Trafford to communicate quickly and effectively and for members of the public to be able to get information about their local parks and greenspaces and how they can help.

https://parkscommunity.org.ukParks Community UK supports Friends’ groups across the country to feel better equipped and more confident in their active involvement with their local park. The UK’s green spaces need active Friends’ Groups! This is a new space created by and for such groups to share experiences, info and ideas to become more confident and effective.

https://worldurbanparks.org/enWorld Urban Parks – the new international organisation representing the vibrant urban parks, open space and recreation sector. At a time when urban growth will see 70 percent of the world’s population living in urban areas by 2050, sharing knowledge and providing a collective voice for all people and organisations engaged in green cities, open space, recreation, health and related activity is vital. Together we want to build healthy, liveable and sustainable communities. Come join us!

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