Monthly Archives: March 2016


Event cancelled as Hilary has unfortunately broken her hip – we wish her the very best for a speedy recovery. We are very pleased to announce that Hilary Dodson, Chair of the Northern Fruit Group,  will be in Parkinson’s Park … Continue reading

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Come And Tie A Ribbon On the Easter Tree

We are now into the last two weeks of Lent, with Easter approaching, and spring in the air.  At the request of St Oswald’s Primary School,  we have started an Easter Tree in Parkinson’s Park this year, to welcome the … Continue reading

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St Oswald’s Primary School – History Field Trip

We welcomed 90 children from St Oswalds’s Cof E Primary School today,  who came to hear about the history of the Park. They heard the stories of what their parents, grandparents and great grandparents might have done in the Park … Continue reading

Posted in Events, History

The Friends Become a Community Interest Company

( We are very pleased to announce that on 4th March 2016, the Friends of Parkionson’s Park were registered as a Community Interest Company and incorporated under the Companies Act 2006 (Registration Number 10044868) .  A community interest company is … Continue reading

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Well, thanks to all those who voted for us, we have just heard we have received £300 from the GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund to go towards the 2016 Lantern Parade.  We’d also like to thank Galaxy for the opportunity. So, … Continue reading

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Very well done to Nicola Denson for organizing today’s Clean for the Queen event – an anti-litter campaign, with a whimsical slogan, to get people out together, having some fun and exercise, whilst cleaning up their local area, or park. … Continue reading

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Vote For A Free Hot Chocolate!

…. that is the offer to Guiseley residents if they can help Friends of Parkinson’s Park win funding from Galaxy Hot Chocolate for this year’s Lantern Parade. The Lantern Parade has run for the last three years and is a … Continue reading

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