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Photograph of the steps at Wensum Park up to Drayton Road.

New year makeover for city park playground

Published on Tuesday, 10th January 2023

The play area at Wensum Park is getting a new look for the new year.

  • Seeds from a Ginkgo tree, which survived the 1945 atomic bombing of Japan, have been given to Norwich City Council to create a lasting symbol of peace.

    Norwich's trees for peace

    Published: Wednesday, 15th June 2022

    Seeds from a Ginkgo tree, which survived the 1945 atomic bombing of Japan, have been given to Norwich City Council to create a lasting symbol of peace.

  • Increased accessibility available for popular city pool

    Published: Monday, 4th April 2022

    An even greater number of people will be able to use one of the city’s most popular swimming pools, after the addition of a new piece of equipment to increase accessibility.

  • New tennis courts at Lakenham Recreation Ground

    Another ace for Norwich parks and open spaces

    Published: Friday, 5th November 2021

    Norwich residents can now benefit from two newly refurbished tennis courts at Lakenham Recreation Ground.

  • Greater Norwich Growth Board

    Help shape new sports and activity strategy for Greater Norwich

    Published: Tuesday, 26th October 2021

    Everyone living in Greater Norwich is invited to take part in a survey to help develop a new sports and physical activity strategy for the area.

  • Lord Mayor opening the West End Street multi-use games area

    New games area gives pupils the chance to go on their first school trip

    Published: Thursday, 21st October 2021

    On their first ever school trip, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, excited pupils from Nelson Infant School got the chance to try out the new refurbished multi use games area in Norwich’s West End Street.

  • Heigham Park getting set to welcome three new all-year-round floodlit tennis courts

    Published: Monday, 6th September 2021

    Work got underway earlier today (Monday 6 September) as the first key steps were taken on constructing three new modern tennis courts at Heigham Park.

  • Norwich celebrates Green Flag Award wins

    Published: Wednesday, 14th October 2020

    Tonight [Wednesday 14 October], City Hall, will be going green to thank volunteers, in particular, for their work that has helped the city win Green Flag awards for Eaton Park and Mousehold Heath.

  • Norwich play areas set to re-open next week

    Published: Friday, 17th July 2020

    Providing the region’s figures over the weekend remain stable, children and their families will welcome the news that from Monday 20 July, play areas in Norwich will begin to be reopened.

  • Temporary closure of one of Eaton Park’s parking areas

    Published: Thursday, 10th January 2019

    The eastern car park at Eaton Park will be closed temporarily to visitors from Monday 7 January 2019.

  • The Norwich Cycle Map is back!

    Published: Thursday, 21st June 2018

    The latest edition of the Norwich Cycle Map is available now and this time it offers a choice of leisure rides that explore routes into the Norfolk countryside.

  • Special status for much-loved woods

    Published: Monday, 27th February 2017

    West Earlham Woods – made up of Twenty Acre Wood and Bunkers Hill Wood – has recently been granted special status thanks to the passion of a local group.

  • Serving up an ace for tennis fans

    Published: Monday, 31st October 2016

    From next week, playing tennis on Eaton Park’s hard courts will be better value for money as the ‘pay and play’ system is replaced with an annual membership one of just £30 a year.

  • New footgolf course coming to Mousehold

    Published: Monday, 25th July 2016

    Next week Mousehold will see its first footgolf action as a new course is opened on Monday 1 August from 3pm.