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About GreenLINK

GreenLINK brings together, at a national level, organisations that are active in the parks and green space sector. Participating organisations include charities and trusts, social enterprises and other non-governmental bodies.

GreenLINK provides an open forum where knowledge can be shared, duplication of work can be avoided and robust and effective responses to challenges that impact on the sector can be jointly developed; the latest being advocacy, reporting on green spaces benefits aimed at the latest Government cuts.

Policy responses

National Planning Policy Framework
Sumbitted to DCLG in Spetember 2011.

The Bishop Review
A response to the review of Design Council CABE in June 2011.

Shaping the Future
A response to the Heritage Lottery Fund's strategic framework consultation.

Healthy Lives, Healthy People
SA response to the Department of Health's White Paper.

Blue Sky Green Space

Blue Sky Green Space Executive Summary
Sent to ministers in October 2010

Climate Change Summary
Released in support of Climate Week 2011

Full Report
A comprehensive list of the benefits of parks and green spaces, drawing together the latest research and evidence.
The Blue Sky Green Space report outlines the many benefits that a diverse range of quality green spaces bring, covering health; communities; economic and environmental value. It is backed up by firm facts and figures and will prove an excellent resource.

Be part of GreenLINK

National charities, trusts, NGOs and social enterprises active in the green space sector are encouraged to join and work together.

Government Agencies and non-departmental public bodies are regular and welcome observers and contributors, expanding access to information and resources and making useful connections across different government departments, agendas and initiatives.

To discuss GreenLINK please email Michelle Parker or call 0118 946 5154.


Full members
Association of Garden Trusts
Design Council
Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens
The Grasslands Trust
GreenSpace & GreenSpace National Forum
Keep Britain Tidy
Landscape Institute
Woodland Trust

Affiliate members
City of London
English Heritage
Environment Agency
Forestry Commission
Heritage Lottery Fund
National Federation of Parks and Green Spaces
Natural England
Royal Parks Agency

GreenLINK is hosted by GreenSpace.
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