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Community Allotment – 2 fruit trees (an apple and a plum) up for grabs! A small donation to the Community Allotment would be appreciated. If you’re interested, ring Margaret on 0161 865 6064.

Next Friends of the Park meeting – 22nd Nov 7-9pm

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The next Friends of Longford Park (FOLP) Committee meeting is to be held on Thursday 22nd November, 7-9pm, at Firswood Community Centre at the Quadrant end of end of the park  – M32 8QS You don’t have to be a committee member to attend. An agenda will be posted here in due course. There will certainly be brief reports on …

PETS’ CORNER – URGENT APPEAL!

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The much loved Pets’ Corner desperately need your help to achieve a grant from Aviva for essential maintenance work. It will only take a couple of minutes of your time and the link is here: More detailed information can be found on the registration form: https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/4-266 There are various maintenance jobs that need to be completed with an Aviva grant …

Community Allotment update

folp Community Allotment, General

We have had a pretty productive year in the Community Allotment – our first figs ( thanks to the incredibly warm weather methinks in June and July ) and a new venture growing borlotti beans, sorry no photos of them, but they were picked and shared! Each year we do try out new plantings and last year we planted 2 …

Our Survey Results

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Longford Park Users’ Survey 2017-18 This survey was conducted – mostly online (Survey Monkey) – from October-December 2017 and then May-July 2018. 547 park users took part in the online survey, and a further 150 (approx.) completed hard copy surveys – these have yet to be processed and included in these totals.     The most popular ‘attraction’ is “enjoying …

Hyzerween II: The Muddening

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Hyzerween II: The Muddening Two years later, as the clocks tick back and the evenings draw in again, the ground is slowly softening… Manchester Disc Golf presents Hyzerween II: The Muddening. 27th & 28th October 2018, Longford Park, Stretford, Manchester. This fun-focused, 2-day tournament is played at our lovely course in Longford Park. It is a part of the British Disc …

Friends work to improve access for all in Longford Park

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Friends of Longford Park are celebrating raising £3400 to increase the number of benches at the Quadrant end of Longford Park. The fundraising effort was in response to feedback from people who attend the Alzheimer’s Society Walk and Talk Group that meets in the park on Wednesdays. This group many of whom are retired and have mobility difficulties said they …