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Lunar Eclipse Over Parkinson’s Park

Lunar eclipse over Parkinson’s Park around 4.40am, this is nearly total eclipse. Across the moon are some tree branches. As the eclipse became almost total, some birds began to sing. This is as close as I can get it to … Continue reading

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LANTERN PARADE ARRANGMENTS

Well the Friends’ 6th annual Lantern Parade takes place tomorrow; we are looking forward to it, and hoping for decent weather. Below is the route we will take led by the large Lanterns and the Sound of the Mill band. … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget – How the war affected families.

There are some wonderful displays of poppies and art work all over the local area that have been planned and executed by countless people over a number of months – from the trail of flowers at Rawdon, to the stunning … Continue reading

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Park Improvements – Bog Garden and Orchard – Can You Help?

The Bog Garden near Nethercliffe has now undergone a complete overhaul by Open Country.   The issue with the liner has been addressed and some new soil put in.  Then, plants such as Ragged Robin, Water Aven, Yellow Flag Iris and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Parkinson’s Park

Parkinson’s Park sits on the hillside behind the old Crompton Parkinson site on Netherfield Road: access is via entrances on Kelcliffe Lane, Greenshaw Terrace, Parkinson Way, Nethercliffe Crescent and Hillside Avenue.  This historic area was given to the people of … Continue reading

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Lantern Making Workshop – November 26th

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Annual Children’s Gala

On Sunday September 4th, FOPP held its Annual Children’s Gala, with the topical theme of Parkinson’s Park goes to Rio! The weather seemed to match our theme, but overall a great day was had by all with mini-Olympics, Community Games … Continue reading

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