FOLP Christmas cards for sale

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If anyone still needs to buy Christmas cards, there are packs of beautiful FOLP Christmas cards on sale on the counter at Longford Park Café.  10 for £4. Sample Christmas Card

Brand new RED OAK PANEL

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With funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, City of Trees have a erected a fabulous new information board about the red oak tree in the park. It’s in the middle of the field alongside the tennis courts. Why not come along and have a look for yourself?

Good news for the Health Walks Group

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Jean is pleased to report that, following the award of a grant from the Friends of Longford Group, the health walk is now fully accessible for wheelchair users. They managed to buy a very good mobile ramp second hand from Stretford Shop Mobility at the Mall. The Athletics Club have agreed to store the ramp for use at future Health …

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

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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 …

Community Allotment update

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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 …