During COVID-19 lockdown, parks and open spaces provided an escape for millions of people. This virtual roundtable focused on the importance of our parks and open spaces, their role in the recovery after the pandemic as key contributors to health and wellbeing in our communities and the stark reality of delivering a service with limited resources within the public sector.
Hosted by Stefania Horne, CLOA Executive Committee Member (and Head of Parks and Green Infrastructure at LB Hounslow) the speakers presentations can be download below:
- Protecting greenspaces – Tamsin Fudge, Head of Projects and Stewardship, Fields in Trust
- Activating green spaces for health and wellbeing – Hamira Sultan, Public Health Consultant and Director of Birmingham Future Parks Accelerator Programme
- Sustainable green spaces – a Local Authority reality – Eddie Curry, Head of Parks, Open Spaces & Investment Funding, Nottingham City Council