Monthly Archives: April 2013

All Our Stories – Film Premier of “Parkinson’s Park – A New Chapter”

Between the start of the Park’s regeneration in November 2011, and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in June 2012,  David Myers, local filmmaker and ex Crompton Parkinson employee, filmed the revival of the Park and its place in the social life … Continue reading

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Invitation to the Annual General Meeting, 23rd April 2013

We warmly invite Friends of Parkinson’s Park to the FOPP AGM on 23rd April 2013,  in the Fellowship Room of the Methodist Church, Oxford Road, Guiseley.  7 – 9pm. 7 – 7.45pm – Reports on 2012/2013; election of Management Committee … Continue reading

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Sun Brings Out “Friends” Working Party

Yesterday was a very successful and sunny spring morning with a variety of “jobs” being completed by a good turnout of “friends”. Josie and Chris cleared an area by the farmgate entrance to make into a new wildflower area. Many … Continue reading

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All Our Stories – Piecing the Evidence Together

Local history is like a detective game:by itself a scrap of information seems worthless,  but, when put together with a pile of other scraps, slowly, if you are luck,  a picture will begin to emerge. Following a trawl around local … Continue reading

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All Our Stories – Butterflies and Little Beasties by Josie Brooks

Besides the geology and history of the park, the All Our Stories project wants to tell the ecological story of the land, as it goes hand in hand with the other two subjects.  Over the past few years two general … Continue reading

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