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Given the weather overnight, which is continuing this morning, we’ve decided to postpone the Advent Tree Dressing today until later in the week. We’ll put the lights up on the first available ‘dry’ day, and the dressing we already have … Continue reading

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Tree planting in the sunshine

A loyal band of local people met in the park on a cold Sunday to help create a community orchard for Guiseley.  It was a frosty morning but the sun was shining and soon warmed the ground – and us. After … Continue reading

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Pictures of 2014 Lantern Parade

Click Here for Pictures of The 2014 Lantern Parade  

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Lantern Parade – Timetable

29th November 2-3pm, Advent Tree Dressing in the Park.  Brings your own seasonally coloured bunting of fabrics strips. 5th December evening Parade Drumming Workshop, with John Franklin- King.  Room for 10 people, please email to book place. 7th December 4pm … Continue reading

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Would You Like To Play The Drums On The Lantern Parade? – Workshop

On last year’s parade we felt there could have been more drums to beat out the parade ‘rhythm’.   So, this year our professional drummer, John Franklin-King, is going to teach 10 people how do ‘beat the drum’ so that we … 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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Raffle Winners – Parkinsons Park Children’s Gala

Whoever was responsible for the weather deserves a huge pat on the back as the sun shone down on a successful children’s gala today on Parkinson’s Park. As promised the winning  raffle numbers were: 28 – Glenlivet whiskey set 30 … Continue reading

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Memorial Bench for the Park

I am pleased to be able to pass on the news that as of Thursday 13th March 2014, Parkinson’s Park has a new Bench. This one is a memorial Bench donated to the Park by Matthew Pinkney in memory of … Continue reading

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Working Group – Volunteers Called For

The Friends of Parkinsons Park are calling for Volunteers to: Plant heathers, broom and gorse. Plant Bulbs Plant trees Please come and help us by meeting at the big gate at the top end of the Park When: Saturday 26th … Continue reading

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All Our Stories – Piecing the Evidence Together

Local history is like a detective game:by itself a scrap of information seems worthless,  but, when put together with a pile of other scraps, slowly, if you are luck,  a picture will begin to emerge. Following a trawl around local … Continue reading

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