Category Archives: Friends

Christmas Wishes To All At Parkinson’s Park

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Raising Funds for the Children’s Gala 2018

Every Autumn the Charity Crowdfunding Site Local Giving has a Grow Your Tenner campaign. This means that if you donate £10, Local Giving will add a further £10 to our account. This year we are using the campaign to raise … Continue reading

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NEWS UPDATE – Park Maintenance and Events

Just a few updates on ‘happenings’ Forest School Last Sunday’s Forest School for the Little Friends of Parkinsons Park went very well.  The day was lovely and Amanda Newham from Chevin Forest School brought lots of activities for the 19 … Continue reading

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Longer Evenings Bring Fire Hazard

Longer nights bring out the people who like to light ‘camp’ fires in the bottom copse and by the top bench.   This is obviously dangerous and to be discouraged.  The park can get dry, there is a lot of trees … Continue reading

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Join The Parkwatch

Do you want to keep your Park safe? Join Parkwatch – a new initiative set up by the Friends of Parkinson’s Park after advice from West Yorkshire Police, to help curtail anti-social and criminal activity. If you live around the … Continue reading

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS

The Friends of Parkinson’s Park would like to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas and a good New Year. 2016 saw a big step taken as we became a Community Interest Company; in addition we  expanded our community events, and … Continue reading

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Grow your Tenner for Parkinson’s Park – 18th October to 17th November 2016

If you give £10, Parkinson’s Park may get £20 Localgiving Matchfunding  from 18th October to 17th November 2016 Parkinson’s Park is a Community Interest Company who raises money to enhance Parkinson’s Park in Guiseley  and run annual community events such … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Park Crime and Order

Crime in the Park We are very sorry to report that Criminal behaviour is increasing in the Park especially to do with drugs, arson and general destruction of Park features from gates to trees.   The Police have been notified and … Continue reading

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Hillside Road Entrance Spruced Up

It’s amazing how much you can do with a few willing volunteers and a short space of time. A merry band of people including Chris Parapia, Barbara Winfield, Josie Brooks, Martyn Hornsby-Smith, Horace Price and Nicola Denson, met Thursday (30th … Continue reading

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OLD FRIENDS FORMALLY CLOSED – NEW FRIENDS SCHEME TO BE ANNOUNCED

At the AGM on 4th May the old Friends of Parkinson’s Park as an unincorporated association was formally closed – thanks went to everyone who had played a part in the group since its inception in 2011. The running, development … Continue reading

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