The Valleys Regional Park (VRP) has just been awarded almost £1m addition funding to support the continued development of a regional focus on managing and promoting our superb landscape.
Using a whole Valleys approach, The VRP is here to connect people and place, bringing together the health of the land, the people and the economy in everything that we do. Our aim is that;
The Valleys Regional Park partnership involves 13 local authorities from across South Wales from Torfaen in the East to Carmarthenshire in the west. Also involved are the four health boards in the region, Natural Resources Wales, Welsh Government and many other stakeholders from the Third and public sectors. The additional funding is awarded through the European Social Fund with a particular focus on public service reform and regional working. It builds on the £650k previously provided by Welsh Government through the Taskforce for the South Wales Valleys.
With this funding the Valleys Regional Park partnership will work together to support;
Phil Lewis, VRP lead said “This is a superb opportunity to continue to develop the Valleys wide approach to using our green spaces to support the wellbeing of our communities and landscape and testing new ways of working that can be replicated across the region”.
You can keep up to date on progress and how you can get involved on this website and through our social media channels.