The role of the Ranger Team
Hastings Borough Council has many high quality green spaces in the borough; these are patrolled by the Ranger team. There are 3 Park Rangers covering all Council owned parks, gardens and many green spaces.
With their office located in Alexandra Park the Rangers are a friendly knowledgeable team ready to answer all your questions.
The Rangers are dedicated to keeping parks and gardens clean, green and safe working in partnership with community groups and outside agencies. Leading volunteer groups in practical conservation tasks helps maintain natural areas as well as giving the community the opportunity to have their say and help out fostering ownership.
With specialist training and equipment including off-road vehicles the team can deal with most issues that arise.
Rangers are responsible for enforcing bye-laws such as dog fouling in Parks and assisting East Sussex Traveller Liaison Team in dealing with unauthorised traveller encampments.
The Ranger team also attend regular meetings with the Police to assist with stopping crime and anti-social behaviour within our parks and gardens.
Other activities the Ranger team cover:
- Wildlife rescue
- Health and safety
- Practical work
- Friends groups
- Anti-social behaviour
- Dog fouling
- Guided walks
- Fly tips/litter.
- Report graffiti or vandalism
- Dead Animal - report
- Litter bin - needs emptying
- Dog bin - needs emptying
- Japanese Knotweed query
Got a question about parks and gardens?01424 451066
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