APSE is a member of the Parks Action Group set up by the MHCLG to explore the future of our Parks.
You can read more about the Parks Action Group here:
APSE and CFP are keen to build on previous State of UK Parks research. To that end we have designed a new research project. New Deadline: 14 May 2021
As the preparations get under way for COP26, Pete Ritchie, Executive Director at Nourish Scotland, sheds light on the tools that can be harnessed at a local level to createa more equitable food systems.
With the demand for tree planting growing as a result of climate change, John Tucker, Director of Woodland Outreach at The Woodland Trust, outlines the key steps local authorities ought to take if they are to deliver successful planting project.
Gardening and growing our own food, has increased in popularity as the restrictions of lockdown have taken their toll. Sandy Paterson, Natural Environment Officer at Glasgow City Council, explains how his team have helped raise awareness of how allotments can support wildlife in the City.
APSE’s latest online Policy Seminar explored both the strategic environmental issues emerging from Government administrations across the UK, as well as the factors that will influence climate action at a frontline service level.
A new report published by APSE, researched and written by the TCPA, is calling on the Government to put public health at the heart of housing delivery; empowering local decision-makers to create healthy and high-quality places.
Recently appointed parks manager at Halton Borough Council, Paul Boardman rose through the ranks having first joined the authority as a gardening apprentice. We interviewed Paul about his achievement, and what it says about the value of local authority apprenticeship schemes.
A new report by APSE Scotland - written and researched with the New Policy Institute (NPI) - examines what has happened to spending on parks and open spaces by Scottish local authorities.
APSE is delighted to have played its part in new industry guidance produced in collaboration with CPF, the LGA, National Lottery Heritage Lottery Fund, the Parks Action Group, the National Trust and industry experts.
APSE is delighted to have played its part in new industry guidance produced in collaboration with CPF, the LGA, National Lottery Heritage Lottery Fund, the Parks Action Group, the National Trust and industry experts. This new guidance ‘Managing Public Parks During COVID-19’ is a must read for industry professionals and local councillors alike, sharing best practice in these testing times.