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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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It’s Your Neighbourhood

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) supports a grassroots community gardening scheme called It’s Your Neighbourhood (IYN).  The idea is help local people to “clean up and green up their immediate local environment to make a lasting improvement- whether that’s the … Continue reading

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Community Picnic

Come and join your neighbours in a community picnic to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.   As Parkinson’s Park starts to look like it’s old self,  we thought we’d revive some of the old events.  To start with, we’d like to … Continue reading

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The Birds, the Bees and Our Jubilee Trees – Darren Shepherd

A great day yesterday, planting out our new trees, to create a field edge scrubland habitat for the birds and wildlife of Parkinson’s Park.  All the trees we planted are native British trees which provide food and shelter for our … Continue reading

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” He Who Plants A Tree, Plants A Hope”

“A superb morning and a great effort by like minded people”.  That was the verdict of the Friends who turned out on a drizzly morning to be told by project manager Darren Shepherd how to slit plant 104 trees donated … Continue reading

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Plant A Tree For The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

UPDATE 9AM 17TH MARCH – TREE PLANTING IS ON To celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s historic Dimond Jubilee in 2012, the Woodland Trust is encouraging people to come together in their neighbourhoods and plant small areas of trees.  The UK … Continue reading

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First Friends Meeting – Next Steps

Thank you to all those who came to the first Friends meeting last night.  We hope you found something of interest, and will become a Friend and help build this important part of Guiseley’s ‘philanthropy’ heritage. We are about to … Continue reading

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