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.

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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MARCH IS SPRING TIME IN THE PARK

As the Valentine hearts come down , we are very pleased to announce that to celebrate Spring and life stirring again in nature Codswallop CIC will be running some Day in The Wood children’s educational self guided activities to do … Continue reading

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YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS FOR THE FOPP 2023 CALENDAR

Friends of Parkinson’s Park have decided to publish a 2023 Calendar using the photographs that are left on our Facebook page, as well as any other received. The bank of pictures on Facebook is growing, with lovely photos of the … Continue reading

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HELP DESIGN AN HISTORIC BENCH FOR GUISELEY WELLS

Our colleagues, The Friends of Springfield Park & Guiseley Wells have been awarded one of a unique set of 15 community benches provided by the Leeds Civic Trust ‘Take A Seat’ Project. The benches will commemorate how the citizens of … Continue reading

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ADD YOUR OWN HEART TO BOLSTER AIREBOROUGH

The displays are now up in the Park to add your own ‘heart’ for Valentine’s week 7-14th February. We have craft hearts on the Farm Gate in a cheerful, welcome display, wooden hearts can be added to the decorative ‘missing … Continue reading

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VALENTINE’S WEEK IN THE PARK

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New Butterfly and Orchard Benches

Butterfly Bench The Butterfly Bench nestles in a sheltered spot just below Clapper Brow Wood above the Edison Fields Entrance; the old wooden bench had got rather worn and was collapsing, so we reluctantly took it down. Then, we had … Continue reading

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Freddie’s Bench

For many decades the spot in the Park near the Kelcliffe Lane Gate, that looks towards the summer setting sun has been a popular place for peace and contemplation. It is an historic ‘memory’ spot known by some older residents … Continue reading

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THE PARK GETS A NATTER BENCH

Parkinson’s Park too now has a ‘Natter Bench’, just inside the Farm Gate between the fir trees. The idea of a Natter Bench is for people who feel lonely and would like a chat to sit on the bench and … Continue reading

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