9th January 2017

Green spaces improve mental health

It's time to start recognising the value in green spaces and how they can be part of the solution to improve our mental and physical health and wellbeing.... by looking after our green spaces, we're looking after ourselves...

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14th November 2016

Dementia - leading cause of death

But spending time outdoors, particularly in green spaces and being active significantly reduces the risk. 

Did you know a brisk walk every day in a local green space can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's by 25%? 

This is why green spaces are important for everyone!

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22nd September 2016

England's green spaces are worth £2.2bn to public health

Great to see that research showing the economic value of green spaces on our health. With our public parks in crisis, with budgets reduced for their maintenance, it is vital to demonstrate their value and identify long term investment solutions for their protection.

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19th September 2016

Nature and health

More evidence and expert views on benefits of nature on our health and wellbeing. Having access to green spaces is vital for us, wider society and the economy.

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Being active and outdoors, volunteering, gives me a sense of well-being, as well as satisfaction.

Hannah Bagguley, AB Agri volunteer


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