Category Archives: Regeneration

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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Planting Poppies For Aireborough’s WWI Commemoration Launch on 4th August 2014

As part of Aireborough’s World War I commemorations, Parkinson’s Park have been sowing poppies.  The idea is for the poppies to be in bloom on 4th August, when a whole host of events and special features are due to start … Continue reading

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Dog Fouling – by Chris Parapia

After fighting long and hard to get a dog waste bin positioned by the Park’s Farmgate entrance,  and after fantastic usage by all park users,  the council decided to move it away in early January with no consultation with the … Continue reading

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A Park With Three Benches !

A recent comment on a Guiseley related Facebook page bemoaned the lack of green space in Guiseley, and the paltry nature of the ‘one bench’ that was in Parkinson’s Park.  Well,  the Park now has three benches (and one tree … Continue reading

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Springtime in Guiseley

Walking through the park this week you will no doubt have spotted the new flowers which are opening up daily.  Spring has finally sprung and plants which have been shivering and clinging onto life for months have been rewarded with … Continue reading

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2013 Season Gets Off To ‘Fruitful’ Start

Inspired by the example of Incredible Edible,  Sue Jackson and Steve Magson have created some raised beds near the Farm Gate Entrance,  to plant herbs and other produce.   Just one of the tasks completed by the ‘friends’ on the first … Continue reading

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White Cross Vets Fund New Hillside Bin by Chris Parapia

Saturday 2nd March;  what a beautiful sunny spring morning,  and what better time to celebrate the “official” bin naming ceremony at the end of Hillside Avenue.  After many months of negotiation and perseverance the new bin has finally made it … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Bench

Anyone going to the Park for a brisk winter walk, will notice a new addition to the landscape – Barbara’s Bench; or to be precise, the bench Barbara and brother, Alan Winfield, have donated to the Park in honour of … Continue reading

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The 2012 Bulb Bonanza Makes a Difference – With Your Help

Saturday 27th October is “Make a Difference Day” – run by the Community Service Volunteers (CSV), it is the UK’s biggest day of volunteering, and provides opportunities for thousands of people to volunteer every year in activities across the country.  … Continue reading

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