Save a green space

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We are rapidly losing shared green space to private development. These spaces are our community meeting places, nature refuges, playgrounds and outdoor gyms. They improve water and air quality while providing a variety of mental and physical health benefits. Plus they are spaces for trees and other plants that act as a carbon sink to keep pollution out of the air. Let's save them together.


• Research local planning law to identify ways you can object to development. Common objections include loss of biodiversity, playing fields or community spaces.

• Start a campaign group with local residents, businesses and politicians. You will often have majority support against a few vested interests, so make the most of it!

• Find local charities and non-profits that support community action to stop the loss of our shared spaces.

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