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Hylands Estate awarded Gold Green Tourism Accreditation

Hylands Estate in Chelmsford has been awarded Gold status in the Green Tourism and Green Meetings accreditation programme.

Giving nature on our doorsteps space to thrive

Parts of the 1,700 acres of grassland managed by the city council will be cut less frequently to create more space to thrive for nature.

Newlands Spring Primary School pupils embrace wildflower planting project

Students from Newlands Spring Primary School helped to plant over 20 species of wildflowers at Copperfield Road Play Area.

Exhibition exploring legacy of nature writer J.A. Baker opens at Chelmsford Museum

Restless Brilliance: The Story of J.A. Baker and The Peregrine opens at Chelmsford Museum on Saturday 23 March.

Play in the Park this Easter

Tickets are now on sale for Play in the Park, which is returning to Chelmsford and South Woodham Ferrers for the Easter holidays!

Chelmsford Museum exhibition to explore legacy of legendary local nature writer

An exhibition on the life and works of celebrated author and conservationist, J.A. Baker, will open at Chelmsford Museum in spring 2024.

33 award wins for Chelmsford’s playing fields

33 of Chelmsford’s playing fields have been recognised as some of the best in Essex at the 2023 Essex Playing Field Association Awards.

Hylands Park PSPO gets go-ahead

Preparations for a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) at Hylands Park are underway after Chelmsford City Council approved plans.

Council launches Green Dog Walkers scheme

Chelmsford City Council’s new Green Dog Walkers scheme provides a simple, community-driven approach to tackle dog fouling.

Dog walkers’ suggestions included in final Hylands PSPO plans

Changes have been made to proposals to create official ‘on the lead’ zones at Hylands Park following feedback from dog walkers.

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