Review of BEGIN Business Cases for Blue and Green Infrastructure projects

07 February 2022

The CIRIA team has published a review that considers how the BEGIN partners have developed appropriate and tailored business cases for using Blue and Green Infrastructure (BGI) in their pilot proje…

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BEGIN wins the REGIOSTARS Public Choice Award!

03 December 2021

Last night, the BEGIN project won the Public Choice award at the

The REGIOSTARS Awards have become Europe’s label of excellence for EU-funded projects, highlighting inno…

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BEGIN Green Infrastructure project featured in Kent's 2021 Property Report

19 November 2021

Kent County Council's BGI project in George Park, Margate, has been highlighted as the Green Infrastructure Project case study in the 2021 Kent Property Report!

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NEXT LEVEL 2021: a 1-day celebration of nature-based solutions

15 September 2021

The climate crisis is impacting cities and communities across the globe. As extreme weather events become increasingly frequent, cities must work together to find effective nature-based solutions (N…

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As seen on TV – Bradford’s now famous tree projects

27 January 2021

Bradford's tree project was featured on primetime UK television last month! The project featured on BBC's Countryfile as part of a much bigger plan by Bradford Council and its partners to plant more t…

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Bradford pocket park on its way!

30 October 2020

Work has started on a new community play area which will be situated near to the Scotchman Road Allotments in the Toller Ward of Bradford.

Bradford Council’s Landscape Design and Conservation te…

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BEYOND 2020: Gothenburg to present BEGIN's innovative approach

28 October 2020

Partner city Gothenburg will present BEGIN's innovative approach to BGI implementation at the next month's digital conference BEYOND 2020.

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BEGIN pilot site shortlisted for a Susdrain Award

06 July 2020

Enfield's Broomfield Park Wetlands has been shortlisted for a Susdrain Award. CIRIA's second bi-annual susdrain SuDS Awards will be held online this year with a virtual and more energetic format. This…

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New initiative in Bergen: Stream Reopening in Fyllingsdalen

12 May 2020

The City of Bergen is now planning to reopen several waterways where the water currently flows underground. 

The reopening of the canal in is already underway and now the city is in…

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A glimpse into the future: Mindemyren in 2022

13 February 2020

The Mindemyren area of Bergen will undergo a huge transformation over the next two years, turning the heavily trafficked grey area into a green urban space for citizens to enjoy. For a glimpse into it…

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