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parks and open spaces

  1. 1. Parks and open spaces<br />
  2. 2. Facts and figures<br />38 parks, <br />212 sports and recreation grounds and 260 play areas, <br />2,900 allotments,   <br />Plant over half a million seedlings.<br />
  3. 3. What residents say <br />59% of residents are satisfied with parks and open spaces in Kirklees <br />63% of residents who have used our parks and open spaces in the last six months are satisfied with them<br />Residents in Huddersfield South are most likely to be satisfied with parks and open spaces<br />Residents in Dewsbury and Mirfield and Batley, Birstall and Birkenshaw are least likely to be satisfied with parks and open spaces<br />42% of young residents are satisfied with parks and play areas<br />Young residents in Huddersfield North and the Valleys are most likely to be satisfied with parks and play areas<br />Young residents in Spen Valley and Denby Dale and Kirkburton are less likely to be satisfied with parks and play areas<br />57% of young people said that more or better parks and green spaces would make their area a better place to live. This is second on their list after more or better shops!<br />
  4. 4. Resident suggestions<br />In the Climate Change research the second most popular suggestion for tackling climate change in streets and local communities related to food growing schemes, more allotments and grow your own initiatives<br />In the Climate Change research the third most popular suggestion for tackling climate change in schools is having a garden / allotment and composting scheme in every primary school<br />Older residents in the Valleys suggest that local parks should include more seating areas<br />
  5. 5. What residents say / expect (vox pops)<br />Friends of vox pops<br />Resident vox pops<br />Councillor vox pops<br />Visitors to the area voxpops<br />
  6. 6. Video /day in the life (ideas)<br />Park warden<br />Repairing play equipment<br />Grass cutting<br />Parksinspections team<br />Designing / building a new park<br />Friends of parks<br />Planting tips from our gardeners<br />Create this at home (planting display)<br />Grow your own tips from our gardeners<br />
  7. 7. Links – get involved<br />http://www.friendsofgreenheadpark.org.uk/<br />http://www.fobp.co.uk/<br />http://www.friendsofoakwellhall.org.uk/<br />
  8. 8. Games and quizzes<br />Plants and flowers quiz<br />Design a play area game<br />

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