VRP latest news

VRP news

Catch up with the latest news from the team and our partners across our Valleys.

Firebreak suspends Guardians programme

In order to comply with the Welsh Government’s firebreak restrictions announced this week, we will be pausing the Valleys Regional Park Guardians programme delivered by Groundwork Wales from Friday 23rd October until Monday 9th November.

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Five Discovery Gateways named among country’s best green spaces

Five Valleys Regional Park Discovery Gateways have achieved Green Flag Award status – the international mark of a quality park or green space.

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Over 80% want more green space near home

The vital importance of our natural outdoor ‘green spaces’ has been vividly highlighted in the findings of a new survey carried out by the Valleys Regional Park.

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Valleys Regional Park Guardians Programme Update

Having reviewed the latest Covid-19 restrictions, the VRP Guardians programme will continue across the region, with agreement from site managers

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Valleys Regional Park set to boost local communities and businesses

A new website and a social media campaign have been launched to promote the Valleys as a Regional Park. Following widespread community engagement led by the Taskforce for the South Wales Valleys

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The valleys are calling in covid-19

The lockdown imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused considerable upset for people both in their personal and daily lives, with the restrictions highlighting the importance of access both to green spaces, to family and the broader community

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