Category Archives: Regeneration

Winter Work

The New Year has seen a number of maintenance jobs completed around the Park.   Firstly,  woodchip has been laid on the bottom path to help making walking easier.   Thanks to Shaun Smith and helper from Elite Garden Maintenance for this. … Continue reading

Posted in Ecology, Facilities, Regeneration

Woodchipping Help

Unfortunately,  the promised help with woodchipping the branches from the felled tree, and the security work, has not materialised.   We do need to get this done as soon as possible, or there may be another fire. If anyone knows of … Continue reading

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Following discussion with the Police last week, we talked with the maintenance company today about ways to make the Park more ‘secure’, and open out parts that are proving ‘troublesome’. For example, we are looking at lowering the hawthorn bushes … Continue reading

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Join the Park Watch

More trouble in the Park last night, with the Fire Brigade called out to extinguish a fire by the top bench.  (Which cost the ‘tax’ payer.) Happened around 10.40pm last night (Sunday 5 Feb 2017).  Two ‘adults’ with torches heard … Continue reading

Posted in Facilities, Regeneration

Many Incidents of Arson Suspected in Guiseley This Week

Well, we’ve had Candlemas this week, the mid-point between the shortest day and the spring equinox, so Spring is on its way; with lighter nights and hopefully all those daffodils planted last year bursting through and bringing joy to the … Continue reading

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2016 is the year of the second Tour of Yorkshire in April with a stage start in Otley, the  Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations in June,  the Rio Olympics in August.  At the moment we are planning the following events, but … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Regeneration


Litter Free Guiseley members recently came to help collect litter in Parkinson’s Park prior to our Traditional Children’s Gala. Jeff Yates described the park as an “oasis” of cleanliness compared to many areas of Guiseley. However,  I am very sad … Continue reading

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Bottom Path is Back After A Decade Of Neglect

It seems like forever, that local people have been trying to get the old track along the bottom of the Park restored.  But now, at long last, thanks to Meadfleet,  we at last have a mown path that we can … Continue reading

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Dates for the Diary

There are a number of meetings and events on the horizon for your diaries and if you are able to wander along and help out everyone is always very welcome indeed. Thursday 21st May, Gala Meeting – there will be … Continue reading

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Friends 2 : Council 0 – by Chris Parapia

The bottom boundary of Parkinson’s Park was a hive of industry this morning with a great number of folk joining in with the spring bulb planting . We were fortunate to receive 1000 narcissus bulbs free from Groundwork Trust and … Continue reading

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