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Working Group – Volunteers Called For

The Friends of Parkinsons Park are calling for Volunteers to: Plant heathers, broom and gorse. Plant Bulbs Plant trees Please come and help us by meeting at the big gate at the top end of the Park When: Saturday 26th … Continue reading

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Working Party – March 2nd

On Saturday March 2nd a working party will be out on the Park picking litter, planting some saplings and carrying our other jobs as needed. All are welcome. Meet at the Farm Gate on Kelcliffe Lane at about 09:30.

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Hotel Bug – the madness continues unabated

In an audacious move characterised by a typical disregard for local opinion, another construction has appeared in Parkinson’s Park with little discussion, consultation or general consideration for community views. Lying but a few meters from Hotel Scarabee a similar hotel … Continue reading

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New Bench for Old Man’s Corner

It is said that in years gone by, Guiseley folk would stop and sit in the triangular area defined by the dry stone walls situated just in front of the entrance half way along the top bridleway adjacent to Parkinson’s … 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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Membership Form Number one – the First of Many

Friend of Parkinsons Park, Beth Cheetham, becomes the first person to complete an “official” membership form and as such will be added to the official register of  Friends. Beth wants the park to become a haven for wild life and … Continue reading

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Snow February 2012

Well the snow came down and stayed for quite some time and many photographs were taken. Just a few of them have made their way onto our gallery so please take a look if you want a reminder of what … Continue reading

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Gates and Sunrise

Hello On walking out of the Park along the the Kelcliffe bridleway I happened upon Mark and Jamie from Pudsey Landscapes digging out the farm gate entrance in readiness for creating a generally more welcoming experience. When I approached they … Continue reading

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Bluebells in the Wood

We have been kindly sent some rather beautiful photographs of Bluebells in the woods, by Jane Blake, taken in 2009. Spring is now just round the corner so please take a look at the Gallery to see these and other … Continue reading

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Walking the dog beats going to the Gym

Dear Reader Did you know that in a recent survey sponsored by leading pet experts Bob Martin, it was discovered that the average dog walker spends more time excercising than the average gym user! If you sum up all the … Continue reading

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