Many thanks to our speakers today for a fascinating range of presentations on sports, health and leisure in green spaces.

All slides are included below from:

  • Caroline Thomas, Health & Environment Lead Advisor (East Midlands) , Natural England
  • Sarah Paine, Midlands Regional Lead, Thriving Communities – National Academy for Social Prescribing
  • Amanda Chambers Nottingham Green Social Prescribing Programme Manager
  • British Cycling –  Nick Barr, Regional Manager, West Midlands Central and  Tommy Morrisroe (Community Programme Manager)
  • Sustrans – Ruth Cumming | Project Officer on behalf of Ridhi Kalaria | Partnerships Manager – West Midlands
  • The Lawn Tennis Association – Anna Hart, Parks Investment Delivery Partner, LTA.

Links for further information

  • Midlands Learning Together resource page

Midlands Learning Together Programme Resource Page (

  • The Nature Connection Handbook, University of Derby

the-nature-connection-handbook.pdf (

  • The Big Green Book – A directory of nature-based activity providers in Nottingham

The Big Green Book |

Art by Post – Poems for our Planet – Info Pack

  • British Cycling – Lets Ride Information

Let’s Ride – Homepage (

  • Online Route Planning

British Cycling Online Route Planning Award

  • Pedal Party Organiser Resources

Pedal Party Event Organiser Resources (

  • Sustrans Paths for Everyone

Paths for Everyone –

  • Sustrans Paths for Everyone – Three Years On

Paths for everyone: Three years on –

  • The National Cycle Network

The National Cycle Network –


Part 1

00.13 Caroline Thomas, Noor Khan, Natural England Health and Env Lead

03.00 Sarah Paine, Derby and Midlands Green Social Prescribing

38.00 Amanda Chambers, Nottingham Green Social Prescribing

59.56 Nick Barr and Tommy Morrisroe, British Cycling

Part 2

0.58   Ruth Cumming, Project Officer Sustrans
19.16 Anna Hart, Parks Investment Delivery Partner, Lawn Tennis Association

Nottinghamshire Green Social Prescribing Project