The campaign to stop Liverpool City Council selling off the meadows of Sefton Park

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Simon O’Brien about his Green Spaces Report on Radio Merseyside

Simon O’Brien, environmentalist and chair of Mayor Anderson’s Green  & Open Spaces Review Board, being interviewed by Radio Merseyside’s Roger Phillips on  20 October.

Simon O’Brien interview

His interview starts at 1:26:10 and finishes at 1:40:50.

His much awaited interim report is now with the Mayor, before being released for public consultation.

A new report from a wide range of environmental organisations on how we could, as a nation, improve our health through nature may be one of the ways to prove how cost effective our greenspaces really are! One of the recommendations is:  “By 2018, 1% of the public health budget should be invested in using the preventative and restorative value of nature to provide cost effective health solutions.” 

Full Report here



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BBC Inside Out and Radio Merseyside Features Campaign

See our Media Page for the latest  coverage of the Meadows campaign, as part of  a feature by presenter Judy Hobson on the increasing numbers of older woman getting involved in environmental campaigns.

Thanks to campaign committee member and supporter Christine Bates for doing a great job on these programmes.  A star is born!