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Welcome to the Greenbelt News, where you can find a range of updates about our business
and services, as well as informative and educational features about the wider world of
horticulture, ecology and the environment.

We are constantly active with new community campaigns, and strive to stay abreast of the
latest developments in horticulture, ecology and open space management, all of which have
considerations for how we provide our services to you.

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Greenbelt News

In the interest of openness, transparency and creating a constructive conversation, we invite you to find out more about what we do by reading our news articles below. You could also join the debate on the future of Britain's urban green spaces by connecting with us on social media.

Let's Wave The Flag For North Hamilton

We’re delighted to announce Greenbelt have commissioned TEP – The Environment Partnership – to showcase North Hamilton’s land management.

Our ultimate aim is to nominate this wonderful development for a prestigious Green Flag Award.

Are you ready for Biodiversity Gain?

New legislation on Biodiversity Gain, previously referred to as Biodiversity Net Gain, is set to roll out in England. Essentially, ‘Gain’ is an overall increase in the variation of species present in an ecosystem,

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Marie Curie Floral Tribute

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PRIOR to the pandemic, we were immensely proud to celebrate Greenbelt’s 20th year in business by committing to donate at least £20,000 per year to Marie Curie – enough to fund a nurse for an entire year.

National Day of Reflection

Remembering with Marie Curie

Today we join Marie Curie and millions of people across the UK in a minute’s silence and doorstep vigil to remember all those who have died from the coronavirus.

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"Super-plant" Beats Traffic Emissions

Many of the 650+ developments under Greenbelt’s stewardship UK-wide contain structure belts and woodland buffers – typically long, thin strips comprised of carefully-chosen shrubs, trees or both.

A Home For Everyone

Create Your Own Biodiverse Garden

Being green by nature, we’re focused on creating biodiversity in our public open spaces. There are also very easy ways

Reward your senses in March

Wild ways to look forward to Spring

It’s not long now until March, the month that will herald the beginning of Spring. And this year the potential for a return to some semblance of normality

Let Your Love Grow

Natural Valentine's Day Gifts

If you find yourself stuck for gift ideas this coming Sunday, don’t worry: we have the perfect presents for that special person in your life

Beat Blue Monday!

Natural healing on our doorsteps

It may be Blue Monday, regarded by many as the 'most depressing day of the year', but there are plenty of ways to cheer ourselves up on January 18 . . .

Plant of the Month

January Sweet Peas

Although traditionally not the most popular growing period, January is a great time to sow fragrant Sweet Peas and look forward to them flowering from May through to August.

The feelgood factor


Discover the health benefits of green spaces

As our communities continue to grow and expand, ensuring we can live as close

Lockdown Update For Residents

Greenbelt continues to focus on the safety of homeowners and employees and is fully supportive of all the various new efforts to suppress the spread of COVID-19 and protect the NHS.

Green By Nature

How We Ensure Biodiversity

It’s important in this modern world to balance our requirement for new housing with the fundamental need to provide sustainable environments that encourage biodiversity.

Housebuilder News

PENTAD . . . the gamechanger!

Here at Greenbelt we’ve been working hard to create the perfect solution for the management of communal open spaces.

Storm Francis

Weather Warning

We’d like to alert all of our Greenbelt customers that, as Storm Francis lashes the UK with strong winds and heavy rain, the Met Office has issued an

Gardens For Guardians

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And Our Second Winner Is . . .

It’s a pleasure to announce we’ve given nurse Claire Martinez a ‘brand new green space’ in our Gardens For Guardians campaign.

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