It has been suggested that the two copses in the Park were planted for the Festival of Britain, and that is why they are somwhat triangular in shape. We would love to find out from photographs or memories if this … Continue reading
Well, I’m back from my foreign travels (well, Brighton actually) and it seems I’ve been followed !! With the window open this morning, I awoke to the wonderful sound of the “chiffchaff” (phylloscopus collybita), a delightful little warbler that spends … Continue reading
A great day yesterday, planting out our new trees, to create a field edge scrubland habitat for the birds and wildlife of Parkinson’s Park. All the trees we planted are native British trees which provide food and shelter for our … Continue reading
“A superb morning and a great effort by like minded people”. That was the verdict of the Friends who turned out on a drizzly morning to be told by project manager Darren Shepherd how to slit plant 104 trees donated … Continue reading
UPDATE 9AM 17TH MARCH – TREE PLANTING IS ON To celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s historic Dimond Jubilee in 2012, the Woodland Trust is encouraging people to come together in their neighbourhoods and plant small areas of trees. The UK … Continue reading
In a jostling, bustling, hogarthian, crowd scene, hands reached for guide books on Yorkshire, amidst the umbrellas, postcards, and souvenirs at the end of David Hockney’s A Bigger Picture. The lad from Bradford, has done us proud; as people from … Continue reading
John Tate and Liz Lawson, kindly put their names down for the Jubilee Tree Project. However, we don’t have any contact details for you. Please can you get in touch. 10 March – Now found.