Parks in peril?

Originally posted on National Trust Press Office:
Harry Bowell, Regional Director for the National Trust, writes about the National Trust’s new partnership with Sheffield City Council to explore new ways of financially supporting the city’s public parks and green spaces. Funded by Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), Big Lottery Fund and Nesta through their Rethinking Parks programme,…

HS2 will start construction in 4 years

Government response to Environmental Audit Committee ‘HS2 and the Environment’ report

The Environment Audit Committee (EAC) today published the Government response to its recommendations for HS2. The National Trust is disappointed to see most of the recommendations have been rejected. (read full document here) No ‘net gain’ for biodiversity The EAC had recommended that HS2 Ltd needed to be more ambitious than its policy to ensure…