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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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Bog Garden for the Park

On the 30th August the installation of the Bog Garden took place. It was a warm sunny day and we were very fortunate to have the input from a group called Open Country who drew up the plan and the … Continue reading

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Wild flower planting – Thursday 30th June, 10:00 to 13:00

The Friends of Parkinson’s Park have acquired some Wild Flowers. There will be a small working party gathering on Thursday 30th June between 10:00 and 13:00 to plant them out. The area chosen is the steps at the top of … Continue reading

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Friends of Parkinson’s Park, AGM Meeting Minutes – 4th May 2016

On the 4th May 2016, Friends of Parkinson’s Park held it’s Annual General Meeting. Please find here the minutes of that meeting. FOPPAGM4thMay2016

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CLEAN UP PARKINSON’S PARK – 5TH MARCH, 10AM -12NOON

Clean for the Queen – Winter Working Party – 5th March, 10am – 12noon Clean for The Queen is a campaign to clear up Britain in time for Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday, which will be officially celebrated in … Continue reading

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