Monthly Archives: May 2012

Jubilee Picnic – Timetable Announced

The Jubilee Picnic will be held on 5th June 2012, 2.30pm to 5pm.   The event has been funded by Leeds Community Foundation, part of a national group who link local philanthropists with organizations who engage local people on projects,  and … Continue reading

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Park Entrances – Gallery

The official photos of the Park Entrances Project (Day 1!) are uploaded into our Gallery. Click here to find a link the Gallery pages.

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Solving the Puzzle of the Wall

On the first warm day for months,  Colin Alexander, Crawford Smith and Martyn Smith, of the Otley & Yorkshire Dales branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association set out to complete a complex puzzle. How to rebuild the tumbled wall … Continue reading

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A Salute to the 15th Airedale Scouts from the House of Commons

A big, big, BIG thank you to the boys and girls, Scout leader Keith Park, and, especially, Group Scout Leader Maureen Cooper of the 15th Airedale Scouts, for coming to spend their Scout Community Week time on the Park.   As … Continue reading

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Park Entrances – Scouts, Volunteers and Plants Called! by Andy Cheetham and Josie Brooks

As part of the overall vision for the Park the Friends want to create welcoming and well managed Park entrances for a more pleasant experience for all uses. Over the past few weeks some of the Friends, along with Maureen … Continue reading

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Community Picnic

Come and join your neighbours in a community picnic to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.   As Parkinson’s Park starts to look like it’s old self,  we thought we’d revive some of the old events.  To start with, we’d like to … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – Dawn Chorus by Darren Shepherd

This morning I met up with David Myers to make a film of the bird life in the park singing one of nature’s glories of this time of the year – the dawn chorus. We met at 5am; the weather … Continue reading

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