Category Archives: Friends

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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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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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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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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New Year 2021

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come,Whispering “it will be happier”.~ Alfred Lord Tennyson – The Foresters 1892 2020 A Year of Learning Well, 2020 did not work out as we had planned, but overall it is probably … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS 2020

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POPPIES IN THE PARK

The FOPP Poppy Appeal raised £30.24 for the Royal British Legion We’d like to thank everyone who contributed together with Barbara Winfield, Eleanor Thomson, and Becky Prosser for making the poppies for the Farm Gate display.

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LOCALGIVING WILL DOUBLE YOUR DONATION

Friends of Parkinson’s Park have been successful in being accepted onto the Localgiving CV Matchfunding Scheme.

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PARKINSON’S PARK FEATURES ON ITV CALENDAR PARK LIFE

Back in August 2020 we received an email from the Leeds Parks Forum; ITV Calendar were looking to “tell the story of quirky, interesting, pictorially stunning areas which are spaces valued by the locals and those who visit“. We knew … Continue reading

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FOPP FRIENDS MEETING TO PLAN 2020 – 22 JANUARY, THE INGS

The Friends of Parkinson’s Park wish you are Happy New Year and hope everyone had a very good Christmas Break. The new year brings lots of opportunities for developing the Park further – the Orchard, wild flower area. a new … Continue reading

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