Monthly Archives: November 2012

So, Who’s For Planting An Orchard On Guiseley Gyratory ?

When Mary Clear met Prince Charles, he promised that when he became King,  he would give her all the land he had to grow fruit and veg.  That was music to the ears of the ‘lucky’ Baby Boomer from Todmorden,  … Continue reading

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Buglife Beetle Drive, World Record Attempt – by Josie Brooks

The Charity Buglife – The Invertebrate Conservation Trust needs your help … On Thursday 29th November they are attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the most people playing a Beetle Drive Game.  It is a game that evokes … Continue reading

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More Jubilee Trees To Be Planted This Saturday – 1st December

  Due to the recent hard frosts this event will be re-arranged for a future date/time. We are very pleased to say that Darren Shepherd has been given 400 more native trees from the Woodland Trust to boost the planting … Continue reading

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Thanks!

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our successful day at Otley Buttercross on Friday morning. Whether you donated cakes, bric-a-brac, books, items for the tombola or came along to help on the day, many thanks. A magnificent total of … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Park Now ‘Officially’ Part of The Great British Story

We are thrilled to hear that Parkinson’s Park has been successful in our application for a Heritage Lottery Fund ‘All Our Stories’ grant to explore the history – geological, cultural and ecological – of Parkinson’s Park. A key feature of … Continue reading

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Otley Market – Can You Help?

The Friends of Parkinson’s Park are having a fundraising stall at the Otley Buttercross, Otley Market,  on Friday 23rd November 9am-12am. Can you help with either : Manning the stall for an hour or so Donation of tombola prizes, making … Continue reading

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First Birthday Party – 29th November 2012

The regeneration of Parkinson’s Park began on 30th November 2011.  To celebrate the Friend’s First Anniversary, and everything that has been achieved in the last year by so many people,  we are holding a First Birthday Party on 29th November … Continue reading

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