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Conservation & Planning
25
Mar

Planning victory

BGT, advising the Gardens Trust, has played a significant role in the refusal by Buckinghamshire Council of a planning application by the Ministry of Justice to develop a new ‘megaprison’ at Grendon Underwood. The Category C prison, intended to house up to 1468 prisoners, would have covered an area of 6.7 ha on a greenfield...
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28
Feb

The Parks Trust calls for help in protecting one of their ancient woodlands.

Howe Park Wood courtesy of The Parks Trust The Parks Trust calls for help in protecting one of their ancient woodlands. The Parks Trust, the charity that cares for over 6,000 acres of parkland and greenspaces in Milton Keynes is asking for your help in protecting one of their three ancient woodlands found across the...
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12
Feb

The Parks Trust takes on lease of Almshouses in Great Linford Manor Park

The Parks Trust enter an agreement with MK Council to take on the lease of Almshouses  The Parks Trust, the independent charity that looks after over 6,000 acres of green space and parkland in Milton Keynes has entered an agreement with Milton Keynes Council to take on a 999-year lease of the Almshouses in Great...
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22
Oct

Congratulations to Buckinghamshire Council for retaining six Green Flag Awards for parks

        Buckinghamshire Council is proud to announce it has retained its Green Flag Awards for six parks across the county. The 6 award winning parks are: The Rye and Hughenden Park in High Wycombe, Higginson Park in Marlow, Vale Park and Bedgrove Park in Aylesbury and Heartlands in Buckingham. Since the pandemic,...
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14
Oct

Congratulations: Green Flag for the fifth year in a row for their entire network of parks in Milton Keynes.

Press Release: Date: 14th October 2021 The Parks Trust acknowledged for fifth year in a row for their high standard of parkland For the fifth year in a row, The Parks Trust have again been awarded a Green Flag for their entire network of parks in Milton Keynes. The Green Flag Award scheme, managed by...
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04
Oct

Good News- The Parks Trust Milton Keynes

Good News – The Parks Trust Milton Keynes The Linford Manor’s Grade II* listed Almshouses and adjoining schoolhouse. As many of our members will know from our recent visit the almshouses and school house are in need of structural renovation and repair. A solution has been found. The Almshouses were commissioned in 1702 and acted...
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16
Sep

Newsletter – Autumn 2021

Did you book a visit to a garden? In this edition of the Newsletter we are celebrating the return of the Buckinghamshire Summer Visits to a wide range of gardens and, parks and green spaces. Rosemary Jury has organised the sun to shine, not lost anyone and had tea provided where possible.  There is still...
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08
Sep

Local Heritage Listing

Dear Society members and general heritage/history enthusiasts, There is currently a government led Local Heritage Listing initiative to record local sites, buildings, and monuments that are of community and heritage importance, but have either not met the strict statutory listing requirement, or have simply slipped through the net. Buckinghamshire Council has received funding for this...
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14
Aug

The Gardens Trust Protects Hampton Court Landscape

Gardens Trust Protects Hampton Court Landscape Big congratulations go to the Gardens Trust Conservation Team who have helped to protect the Hampton Court landscape  from an overbearing development, after a sustained campaign since 2018.  Elmbridge Planning Committee have decisively refused the planning application for the site, which would have engulfed Hampton Court Station in East...
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14
Jul

Visit to Great Linford Park, Milton Keynes

On Sunday 11th July 40 members of Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust (BGT) enjoyed a guided walk of Great Linford Manor Park in Milton Keynes. Almost 10 years The Parks Trust commissioned a conservation management plan to guide them on how to manage Great Linford Manor Park as a historic parkland. The plan highlighted the need for...
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