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.

What To See in The Park – May

The colder weather recently has meant many plants are flowering a few weeks late. Still, there is a lot to see, and a lot of promise budding up for the weeks to come. Besides the delightful English bluebells, and the … Continue reading

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DAWN CHORUS WALK 21ST MAY 2021 5.10AM

Following Andy’s excellent review of the first walk, and some people wanting to attend for a second time, we have been oversubscribed on the second walk given current Government restrictions. Therefore, with restrictions on outdoor gathering due to relax on … Continue reading

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YARN BOMBING IN THE PARK 2021

Over the last year the Park has increasingly used the lovely knitted, crochet and even tatted items, made by local people for decorating the Celebration Tree, (mostly ladies, but there might be some men 🙂 ). Well, we now know … Continue reading

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FIXING THE HOLE IN THE WALL

A big thank you to Martyn Smith and Colin Alexander for mending the wall at the Nethercliffe Entrance today. Both are Friends of the Park and also experienced members of Otley and Yorkshire Dales Drystone Walling Group. Both have done … Continue reading

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A COMMUNITY HERB PLANTER FOR THE LOVELY ANNE (1942 – 2020)

Earlier this year a planter was installed in the Park, which has now been filled with herbs for community use. The Planter is dedicated to Anne Grant who lived on Kelcliffe Lane for 40 years and died last October after … Continue reading

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PARK’S JUBILEE TREE COMMEMORATES HRH THE PRINCE PHILIP, DUKE OF EDINBURGH 1921 – 2021

For the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012 the Park received a Jubilee Oak from the royal estate and Sandringham, which we duly planted; it was later ‘stolen’. Sandringham, got to hear of this mishap, and in September 2012 the Friends … Continue reading

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What To See in the Park – April

Spring is here and life is returning; a few short weeks ago there was little to be seen, but with some better weather, plant life is gathering pace. Here are some of the Park features this month, Easter weekend is … Continue reading

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EASTER IN THE PARK – APRIL 2021

UPDATE Easter Trail Map to download is here, or there should be some under the Easter tree in a box. Please donate a minimum of £1 in the box on the Farm Gate or £2 to our Localgiving account here … Continue reading

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MOTHERING SUNDAY IN THE PARK

It’s Mothering Sunday on 14th March 2021. To celebrate the Friends and Codswallop are inviting people to add a flower to the ‘celebration’ tree as part of the Day In The Wood Activities. Here’s the challenge.

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MARCH IS TIME FOR A DAY IN THE WOODS

Codswallop CIC present 3 weeks of ‘Day in the Woods’ educational, ‘self guided’, activities in Parkinson’s Park !! Collect your packs on a ‘pay what you can’ basis at the Farm Gate . There’s a useful map on the Park’s … Continue reading

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