Category Archives: Regeneration

Residents Wishing Everyone More Love and Joy

Lots of activity over the last weeks to improve the look of the Park and bring more joy to those who use it. The Park is not Council owned, it belongs to Bellway Homes. Meadfleet do basic maintenance in conjunction … Continue reading

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Happy New Year For 2022 & FOPP’s 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago the Friends of Parkinson’s Park was formed. November 2011 saw the start of the Park’s regeneration; a collaboration between Bellway Homes and an embryonic Friends Of Parkinson’s Park (FOPP); whilst February 2012 saw our first public meeting … 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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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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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

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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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PARK MAINTENANCE – CAN YOU HELP?

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

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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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DATES FOR 2016

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

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