News

  • Family Fun Day in Golden Acre Park

    August 2021 We are hosting an exciting launch event on Saturday 4th September from 10am - 4.30pm, in Golden Acre....

  • Help to Plant Trees in Leeds

    Leeds aims to plant 5.8 million trees in the next 25 years to help achieve its goal of becoming a....

  • Halton in Bloom Plant Trees to Inspire Community

    Halton in Bloom have planted six partially-grown trees in Grove Road Park, inspiring the community to get involved with conservation....

  • Love Leeds Parks Seeks Trustees

    Love Leeds Parks is an independent charity, set up to increase investment and engagement in Leeds’ public parks and green....

  • A History of Philanthropy and Public Parks in Leeds

    Historically, donors to Love Leeds Parks are in good company – in fact, local philanthropists made a significant contribution to....

  • Education Sessions for School Pupils Delivered by TCV

    The Conservation Volunteers utilised Love Leeds Parks grant funding to deliver 10 outdoor learning days at their Skelton Grange site....

  • Our Highlights of 2020

    Though 2020 was a difficult year for all, we are grateful that Love Leeds Parks was able to carry out....

  • Accessible Woodland Created at Rodley Nature Reserve

    Rodley Nature Reserve created an accessible birch tree copse in the dragonfly pond area of the reserve using grant funding....

  • Beck Wood Regeneration Project Complete

    A Love Leeds Parks grant funded the second stage of a regeneration project in Beck Wood, an area of woodland....

  • Shelter Project Completed in Boston Spa Park

    Congratulations to Boston Spa Parish Council on the completion of their project, funded by a grant from the Leeds Parks....

  • Leeds Coppice Workers Combat Erosion

    Leeds Coppice Workers have completed the installation of bundles of sticks on the slopes of the Oak Wood at Meanwood....

  • Love Leeds Parks Festival a Success

    The Love Leeds Parks Festival, which took place between the 8th and 16th August online and in parks, was a success! The....

  • Leeds Big Litter Debate

    What can be done about the litter epidemic in Leeds parks? Litter reached unprecedented levels during the summer with tonnes....

  • Festival Line Up Announced

    There will be five core days of online events, each with a different theme; nature, sports, discussion, heritage, and play.....

  • Launch of First Love Leeds Parks Festival

    We are proud to launch the first Love Leeds Parks Festival – a chance to celebrate the many benefits of parks....

  • Give a Little Back Campaign

    Parks have been a lifeline during lockdown. We have launched a campaign to enable people to give a little back....

  • New Pond at Gledhow Valley Woods

    Well done to Friends of Gledhow Valley Woods for completing their project to restore a long-neglected pond in the much....

  • Supporter Update

    Leeds Parks Fund news, Park Bench Quiz, Volunteers Needed for Love Parks Week….Read our Spring Supporter Update here. If you would....

  • Love Leeds Parks Quiz 2020

    Staying indoors is hard but it has highlighted the importance of public green space. We’ve launched a quiz to test....

  • Love Leeds Parks Update and Colouring Pages

    In light of Covid-19, active fundraising has been suspended for now. We are however still active on social media, so....

  • Love Leeds Parks Tabloid Published

    We have published a Love Leeds Parks tabloid newspaper. The newspaper is a fresh and thought-provoking way to increase awareness....

  • First Grants Focus on Environment

    Congratulation to the thirteen groups awarded funds in our first grant round. Over £23,000 was distributed to environmental NGOs and....

  • Quack! Quack! Our Highlights of the Year

    We have had a busy 2019 – our first year with a small dedicated staff team. A huge thank you....

  • Festive Merchandise on Sale

    We’re getting in the festive spirit and preparing to sell our new range of Love Leeds Parks merchandise at popular....

  • First Grants Round Opens

    First Grants Round Opens Our first grants is open – thanks to the generosity of business supporters and members of....

  • Successful Summer Roadshow

    Successful Summer Roadshow Leeds Parks Fund went on the road in August to raise awareness about our work and the....

  • Who Should Pay for Parks?

    Who Should Pay for Parks? A new report has called for a national debate on who should pay for the....

  • Rethinking Parks Project

    Rethinking Parks Project In 2018 the Leeds Parks Fund received funding from Rethinking Parks to undertake a 2-year project to....