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.

Apple Day 2021

We are renaming the Community Orchard, Crooklands Orchard, as that was the old name for the field the orchard is in.

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HOOLA HOOPING IN THE SUN

Well, the weather was certainly kind to the Parkinson’s Park’s 2021 Children’s Gala. Glorious, warm, sunshine brought out the crowds ready to have fun, picnic, and just go for a Sunday saunter. More than one person commented that it was … Continue reading

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Children’s Gala Programme Published – 5 September

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ORCHARD APPLES – DO NOT PICK YET

The apples in the Orchard are ripening, but they are not ready to pick yet. In previous years we’ve had people picking them far to early and then throwing them away – which is such a shame. So, this year … Continue reading

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SPACE THEME FOR THE 2021 PARKINSON’S PARK GALA

After a break of a year, the Friends of Parkinson’s Park are pleased to announce that our Traditional Children’s Gala is back. Scheduled for Sunday 5th September from 2pm to 4pm, the theme this year will be Space. We’d love … Continue reading

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CELEBRATE MIDSUMMER

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YARN BOMBING TO CELEBRATE SUMMER AND PICNICS

The Park has been yarn bombed by three crafty Friends, to celebrate the month of midsummer and the season for picnics – particularly the week of 19th – 27th June, which is National Picnic Week. If the weather is fine, … Continue reading

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Racy Books and Carpet Underlay

On a beautiful May, Whitsun morning 14 cleaners turned up in the Park to do a Spring clean for the Keep Britain Tidy, Great British Spring Clean. This included ‘the Professionals’, a group from Little Free Guiseley who have always … Continue reading

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STUDENT LILY ENDS HER PLACEMENT AT GREENSHAW GATE

Our thanks go to student Lily Davies who has spent the Winter and Spring doing her Craven College, Land and Wildlife Management, work placement in the Park supervised by Chris Parapia and Joanna Brooks. Lily has helped plant the Greenshaw … Continue reading

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PARKINSON’S PARK, GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN, 30 MAY, 10AM – 12 NOON

As usual, Parkinson’s Park will be taking part in the Great British Spring Clean, run by Keep Britain Tidy. The Park clean up will take place on Sunday 30 May 2021, between 10am and 12 noon. If you’d like to … Continue reading

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