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 Picking Time in October with Apple Day on 20th

The apples in the orchard are ripening nicely, but they are not yet ready for picking. The majority of the varieties need another month or so to mature – and we could do with some sun. If you look in … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs Took Over the Park for the 2019 Children’s Gala

Despite the rain, there was a good attendance of new Friends and old. The Dinosaur Trail was especially popular with the children; as was the ever entertaining Professor Dan who worked his magic as he dodged the showers. For the … Continue reading

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2pm onwards Professor Dan 2pm Guiseley Brass Band 3.15pm Guiseley Brass 3.45pm Children’s Games 4pm Fancy Dress Parade 4.15pm Presentation of prizes and raffle draw 4.30 Close of Event There will be:

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Another Firework Spectacle

Another excellent event to end the Tales Told Festival 2019 by Codswallop CIC.

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Fireworks Tonight

Don’t Forget Fireworks in the Park Tonight 10pm TALES TOLD FESTIVAL

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Cycling in the Park

This is NOT an official notice that has been put up by either owners Bellway, Management Company Meadfleet, or the Friends of Parkinson’s Park.  In line with Leeds BYELAWS FOR PLEASURE GROUNDS, PUBLIC WALKS AND OPEN SPACES, which the Park … Continue reading

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Notice from Codswallop Re the Tales Told Finale and Fireworks

“The Tales Told festival kicked off in truly chaotic style today 22nd June, and we’re here to give you a little warning for the end of our festival!” “On the 29th June between 8-10pm we’re having our annual Festival Finale … Continue reading

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2nd Guiseley Guides Upgade Suzannah’s Meadow

On a beautiful May evening yesterday the 2nd Guiseley Guides and their leaders helped the Friends plant out flowers in Suzannah’s Meadow.  This will help build up a nectar rich habitat to encourage bees and butterflies. When the Bellway Estate … Continue reading

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Growing An Orchard

“Within the woodland flow’ry gladed, By the oak tree’s mossy root, The shining grass blade timber shaded Now do quiver on the foot, And birds do whistle overhead, And water’s bubbling in its bed, And there for me the apple … Continue reading

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2019 Spring Clean – 24 March

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