Make Neighbourhoods Green

Here you can find case studies of how to develop neighbourhoods that support communities to access high quality green space

Leeds Liverpool Canal #wigan

Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Gathurst Bridge cc-by-sa/2.0 - © David Dixon - geograph.org.uk/p/4716937 – cropped from original

Redisher Wood #Bury

Redisher Wood cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Carroll Pierce - geograph.org.uk/p/3995271

Waterhead Park

(c) Oldham Council

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There is now overwhelming evidence that regular physical activity, such as walking, is one of the best things anyone can do to keep healthy.  There is also increasing evidence that spending time in green spaces such as parks and gardens is good for our mental health, as well as our physical health.