Author Archives: Jennifer Inskip Kirkby

About Jennifer Inskip Kirkby

Director and Vice Chair of Friends of Parkinson's Park CIC, Chair of Aireborough Neighbourhood Forum and Facilitator of Inskip One-Name Study. Has a degree in Local History (University of Cambridge), and Economics (University of Leeds). Now retired after a career as a Business Analyst and Advisor.

ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS IN PARKINSON’S PARK 2020

We are taking the opportunity to do things a little differently this year, but, rest assured, Parkinson’s Park will still be anticipating the Advent season and celebrating Christmas. More news of the ‘main Christmas event’ to come soon. For Advent … Continue reading

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PARK TO GET A NATTER BENCH

We are pleased to announce that four new benches will be fitted in the Park in the New Year. This will allow more people to use the Park for picnics, reading books, talking with friends and contemplating the view. One … Continue reading

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POPPIES IN THE PARK

The FOPP Poppy Appeal raised £30.24 for the Royal British Legion We’d like to thank everyone who contributed together with Barbara Winfield, Eleanor Thomson, and Becky Prosser for making the poppies for the Farm Gate display.

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Remembrance Day 2020 – Poppies In The Park

Due to the current situation, public Remembrance events are not taking place, and it looks as if the new Lockdown regulations will also mean Churches cannot hold public services – except as on line events. We therefore thought we would … Continue reading

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LOCALGIVING WILL DOUBLE YOUR DONATION

Friends of Parkinson’s Park have been successful in being accepted onto the Localgiving CV Matchfunding Scheme. The objective is to support people in communities to connect with each other and work together to enhance wellbeing. We are thus raising funds … Continue reading

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PARKINSON’S PARK FEATURES ON ITV CALENDAR PARK LIFE

Back in August 2020 we received an email from the Leeds Parks Forum; ITV Calendar were looking to “tell the story of quirky, interesting, pictorially stunning areas which are spaces valued by the locals and those who visit“. We knew … Continue reading

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Parkinson's Park and COVID-19

Sorry to send another email on the subject of the virus, but this is an update on FOPP’s response. We have decided to leave all the gates open, so that people can walk in without touching latches – Martyn Hornsby … Continue reading

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GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN – WILL GO AHEAD 29TH MARCH

CANCELLED. SOCIAL DISTANCING MUST BE EVERYONE’S KEY AIM. Following public health advice from Keep Britain Tidy, this event will definitely run on 29th March, from 10.30an to 12 noon. But we all need to follow hygiene guidelines as follows. Do … Continue reading

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SPRING EVENTS AND COVID-19

VE DAY PICNIC IN THE PARK – COVID 19 On 8th May we are planning to hold a Picnic in the Park event to celebrate VE Day. However, the spread of COVID 19 and advice to slow down the rate … Continue reading

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NEW 2020 EVENTS CALENDAR

Great British Spring Clean – 28th March All year round Litter Free Guiseley do a fabulous job keeping our area clean and tidy. The Great British Spring Clean is the day everyone can get out and tidy a bit of … Continue reading

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