Facts and figures 38 parks, 212 sports and recreation grounds and 260 play areas, 2,900 allotments, Plant over half a million seedlings.
What residents say 59% of residents are satisfied with parks and open spaces in Kirklees 63% of residents who have used our parks and open spaces in the last six months are satisfied with them Residents in Huddersfield South are most likely to be satisfied with parks and open spaces Residents in Dewsbury and Mirfield and Batley, Birstall and Birkenshaw are least likely to be satisfied with parks and open spaces 42% of young residents are satisfied with parks and play areas Young residents in Huddersfield North and the Valleys are most likely to be satisfied with parks and play areas Young residents in Spen Valley and Denby Dale and Kirkburton are less likely to be satisfied with parks and play areas 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!
Resident suggestions 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 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 Older residents in the Valleys suggest that local parks should include more seating areas
What residents say / expect (vox pops) Friends of vox pops Resident vox pops Councillor vox pops Visitors to the area voxpops
Video /day in the life (ideas) Park warden Repairing play equipment Grass cutting Parksinspections team Designing / building a new park Friends of parks Planting tips from our gardeners Create this at home (planting display) Grow your own tips from our gardeners
Links – get involved http://www.friendsofgreenheadpark.org.uk/ http://www.fobp.co.uk/ http://www.friendsofoakwellhall.org.uk/
Games and quizzes Plants and flowers quiz Design a play area game