Parks and open spaces news
Published 23rd April 2015
Cheltenham Borough Council’s Green Space Development team is conducting a restoration project to the old lime kilns on Leckhampton Hill.
Published 15th April 2015
Cheltenham Borough Council has big plans in store to make its most popular play area at Pittville Park an outstanding one for children of all ages and abilities to enjoy.
Published 19th February 2015
Residents and volunteers from the Friends of Sandford Park will be out in force tomorrow (Friday 20 February) to help council officers plant a new hedge in the park.
Published 6th February 2015
Two week schedule of work; part-closure from Monday 9 February between 8.30am and 4.30pm
Published 5th September 2014
Cheltenham’s hidden gem, the Italian Gardens in Sandford Park, has had a welcome addition thanks to funding of £1,500 from the council’s Community Pride scheme.
Published 20th August 2014
After fantastic feedback from residents, officers from the council’s green space development team would like to thank everyone who took the time to praise the urban meadows project.
Published 25th July 2014
Hatherley Park, Naunton Park, Springfields Park and Montpellier Gardens have again been given the green flag award from Keep Britain Tidy.
Published 10th July 2014
Residents and traders of Cheltenham are invited to take part in the annual Cheltenham in Bloom gardens competition.
Published 12th June 2014
Cheltenham Borough Council is delighted to announce that Pittville Park has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014.
Published 22nd May 2014
Keep the children entertained this half term by visiting the play rangers in the parks.
Published 20th May 2014
Cheltenham’s environmental and waste management company Ubico are holding a plant sale at the Arle Nursery.
Published 11th April 2014
Cheltenham in Bloom’s annual Schools’ Nature Garden Competition is underway.
Published 2nd April 2014
Cheltenham Borough Council has embarked on a project to create a number of colourful urban meadows across the town.
Published 2nd September 2013
Plans to reinstate historic railings to Imperial Gardens are underway after proposals to implement the project have been given the green light.
Published 31st July 2013
Keep Britain Tidy announces a record-breaking number of award-winning parks and green spaces for 2013.
Published 11th July 2013
King George V playing fields play area is currently closed for four weeks to carry out improvements.
Published 2nd July 2013
Last year the Friends of Hatherley Park secured £1,860 from the council through the Community Pride Fund to help deliver the ‘swingin' in the rain’ project.
Published 19th March 2013
Cheltenham Borough Council has planted 52 trees in and around the town during the recent planting season.
Published 14th January 2013
A year long survey recording the variety of birds in two of Cheltenham’s parks has revealed over 50 species in Pittville Park and 35 species in Hatherley Park.
Published 12th November 2012
Although there have been no reported symptoms in the area, we would like to make residents aware of the disease that affects ash trees.
Published 14th September 2012
On Tuesday 18 September, a group of 30 volunteers will start work to clear thick scrub from the Iron Age fort and Roman burial on Leckhampton Hill.
Published 23rd July 2012
Celebrate ‘Love Parks Week’ this week and make the most of the being outdoors by exploring some of Cheltenham’s award winning parks and open spaces.
Published 2nd July 2012
Cheltenham’s residents and businesses are invited to join Cheltenham in Bloom (CIB) in celebrating its thirtieth anniversary by entering their free annual garden competition.
Published 22nd June 2012
On Tuesday 26 June pupils from Cheltenham College Junior School are taking part in a Conservation day on Leckhampton Hill.
Published 16th May 2012
Cheltenham Borough Council and Transition Town Cheltenham are working together to produce an edible garden in the heart of the town for local residents to enjoy.
Published 17th April 2012
Come and join us at our St George’s fun day with a family event to remember.
Published 16th April 2012
Tree lovers can learn more about planting, general arboriculture and tree management issues at a talk on Tuesday 17 April.
Published 20th March 2012
This Friday, as part of the Woodland Trust Jubilee Woods Project, over 100 trees will be planted in Springfields Park.
Published 9th January 2012
Cheltenham Borough Council has provided funding to carry out conservation work at Pilley Bridge Nature Reserve, Old Bath Road , Leckhampton.
Published 1st December 2011
Cheltenham Borough Council staff from the central depot (Swindon Road) were clearing autumn leaves from Pittville Park with help from the community today.
Published 2nd November 2011
The redesign of Imperial Gardens has started following extensive consultations over the summer months by Cheltenham Borough Council.