Tag: parks

Changes to Leeds parks as government eases lockdown

A number of changes in parks run by Leeds City Council will be implemented in response to the latest government guidance around outdoor activities. From tomorrow (Wednesday 13 May 2020): Council park car parks will reopen but playgrounds in parks will remain closed and the gates locked with notices in

Residents urged to ‘socially distance’ in Leeds parks

Playgrounds are closed and all activities, events and classes in parks have been cancelled by Leeds City Council until at least the end of June due to the Coronavirus crisis. Whilst most people are abiding by the restrictions, some are still flouting the new rules. In Cross Flatts Park people

Leeds project helps re-think parks

A research project to explore the idea of charitable giving to public parks was launched this week (29 October 2018) in Leeds. The project considers the role local people and businesses can play in improving and sustaining public parks for future generations. The University of Leeds and partners from local

Middleton amongst Leeds parks awarded Green Flag

Seven sites across Leeds have hit the heights and been recognised with an internationally recognised green award. Celebrating the very best green spaces across the United Kingdom, Middleton Park, Otley Chevin, Pudsey Park, Golden Acre Park, Kirkstall Abbey, Roundhay Park and Temple Newsam estate have once again being honoured with