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.

SNOWFLAKES FOR A LOVED ONE

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Dates For Your Diary

Update. Please Note: The Orchard Wassail on 12th January 22 has been cancelled due to illness (non Covid related). We hope to hold one in January 23.

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ORCHARD NOW PROTECTED BY THE GUISELEY DRAGON

The dragon has been important in Northern European cultures for millenia; as seen in artefacts, poems and sagas. Its symbolism is complex but includes courage, watchfulness and protection – dragons can be good, or bad. Iron Age Britons, Anglo Saxons … Continue reading

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PARKINSON’S PARK REMEMBERS

This year, 2021, is the 100th Anniversary of the founding of The Royal British Legion, set up to help members of the Armed Forces and their families after World War I – a task they continue to do. The Guiseley … Continue reading

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We’ve Been Chosen for the Guiseley Co-op Community Fund for our Willow Walk Project.

The bottom of the Park is wet with several spring emanating from the hillside. In this area is a good bank of willow trees some of the quite characterful, as well as traditional woodland edge shrubs such as rowans, blackthorns … Continue reading

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PARKINSON’S PARK WORKING PARTIES RESTART

Over the last two years less organized improvement work has been done on the Park as we were unable to set up the area working parties we’d planned in 2019. Instead a number of people have taken on different areas … Continue reading

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APPLE DAY TOMORROW 24TH OCTOBER 2-4pm

GATHER UP YOUR GARDEN APPLES AND COME ALONG; rain permitting, we’ll be setting up the hired apple press from Urban Harvest in Crooklands Orchard in the Park tomorrow afternoon for apple juicing. Now is therefore the time to gather up … Continue reading

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Autumn Events To Join In

APPLE DAY 24TH OCTOBER 2-4PM On Apple Day, we’re inviting people to bring along apples from their garden trees for the production of a blended juice. We’ll set up the equipment from Urban Harvest in Crooklands Orchard in the Park, … Continue reading

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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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