Valentines Park has beaten off tough competition to be voted as one of the best green spaces in the country for the fifth time. Last month over 45,000 Britons voted for their favourite park as part of the People’s Choice 2019 awards with Valentines reaching the top ten. Organised by Keep Britain Tidy, this prestigious […]
Residents now have the chance to vote for their favourite Green Flag flying park in Redbridge as part of the People’s Choice 2019 awards. Organised by Keep Britain Tidy, the prestigious poll finds the nation’s top 10 parks from almost 2,000 awarded Green Flag Award status by the environment charity. In July, nine Redbridge parks […]
Nine council parks and open spaces in Redbridge have again been confirmed as some of the best in the world after successfully retaining their coveted Green Flag award. The esteemed flags will be flying for another year in Claybury Park, Clayhall Park, Elmhurst Gardens, Goodmayes Park, Hainault Forest, Ilford War Memorial, Seven Kings Park, South […]
Vision’s Nature Conservation Ranger Team have been supported by partner The Orchard Project to help enrichen the community, work with local residents and volunteers to plant and maintain orchards in Claybury Park and other Redbridge parks. We are excited to share that The Orchard Project recently landed a place as one of three finalists in […]
The National Lottery Heritage Fund has awarded £4.2 million to Redbridge Council to restore the forest to its former natural and wild state and help threatened species thrive, including eleven species of bat. Among them, the rare Barbastelle bat which was spotted there in 2017, the first time it had been seen in London for […]
Come and take part in the Easter Picture and Letter Trail at Fairlop Waters Country Park. Saturday 6-Monday 22 April£3.50 per child Starting at the Boathouse, collect a record sheet and follow the trail around the lake taking a note of what you find along the way. Return to the Boathouse to collect your prize. […]
On Saturday 26 October the car parks at Hainault Forest Country Park will be closed for public use due to the We Are Halloween Festival. There will be some restrictions within the park, however many areas will be open for public use. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.