Monthly Archives: October 2012

Making a difference with the Bulb Bonanza – by Chris Parapia

Saturday 27th October was “Making a Difference Day” coordinated by CSV nationwide. The Friends of Parkinson’s park really made a big difference to how the park will look in the future by planting 500 Tete a Tete daffodil bulbs kindly … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Fungi – Sunday 28th October

The number of Friends groups looking after areas of green space are growing; as well as Friends of Parkinson’s Park,  there is also Friends of Engine Fields in Yeadon, and Friends of Yeadon Banks, which has just started up,  following … Continue reading

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The 2012 Bulb Bonanza Makes a Difference – With Your Help

Saturday 27th October is “Make a Difference Day” – run by the Community Service Volunteers (CSV), it is the UK’s biggest day of volunteering, and provides opportunities for thousands of people to volunteer every year in activities across the country.  … Continue reading

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Bird Watch – Nuts About Nuthatches by Darren Shepherd

Well,  the summer is officially over, and,  as we move into autumn,  the post breeding tits, and other small insectivorous  birds,  start to roam  the countryside in flocks.  These flocks find Parkinsons Park much to their liking, with the wealth … Continue reading

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Sandringham Sends A New Jubilee Tree

Following the publicity about our stolen Jubilee Oak,  we have received an email from Mr Alexander George, Deputy Land Agent for the Sandringham Estate,  offering us a new Jubilee Oak.  This has now arrived safely,  and is a few years … Continue reading

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