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More Jubilee Trees To Be Planted This Saturday – 1st December

  Due to the recent hard frosts this event will be re-arranged for a future date/time. We are very pleased to say that Darren Shepherd has been given 400 more native trees from the Woodland Trust to boost the planting … Continue reading

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Making a difference with the Bulb Bonanza – by Chris Parapia

Saturday 27th October was “Making a Difference Day” coordinated by CSV nationwide. The Friends of Parkinson’s park really made a big difference to how the park will look in the future by planting 500 Tete a Tete daffodil bulbs kindly … 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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Oak Canopy & Logs – Questions

The tree work has generated many questions. One recent one is ‘why the oak tree canopy has been cut back, as it was lovely to walk under?’  Answer – It is dead wood that has been cut out of the … Continue reading

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Oooo; That Looks Brutal

Unfortunately several trees in the Park,  mostly the horse chestnuts,  are dying.   Instead of felling them,  it has been decided to ‘manage the decline’, and carry out a form of pollarding.   By taking out a lot of the head and … Continue reading

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Ten Years Younger – Phase 1 and 2

The new Field Gate Entrance is done, which, together with the work on Little Kelcliffe, opens up the landscape view, and creates a more inviting scene  – a dog bin will be going in by this gate as soon as … Continue reading

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