Wildlife Garden Annual Report 2017

folp Wildlife Garden

After a few years of benign neglect a volunteer support group was re-established in 2017. The aims are to manage the garden better and add to its existing plants/ features. Along with routine garden maintenance jobs there have been six work party sessions, including one in January 2018.Tasks carried out by the work parties have included Tree pruning. Coppicing hazel …

Community Allotment – Spring Open Day 2018

folp Community Allotment

Longford Park Community Allotment Rylands Kitchen Garden Spring Open Day 2018 15th April 2:00pm – 5:00pm Come along  to one of our events or sessions, you don’t need any gardening experience. Everyone joins in to help with tasks and we simply share the produce when its ready! Tea cales / Meet Volunteers / Meet Three Bees / Plants for Sale …

Disc Golf Community Open Days – 2018

folp Disc Golf

Come try disc golf at Longford Park Disc Golf Course. Our friendly volunteers will loan you a disc and teach you the basics. We love to see the community enjoying our beautiful and free course in Longford Park, so we run open days to introduce the sport. Everyone is welcome, no matter what age or ability. See you there! Next …

Back To Work In The Wildlife Garden (WLG)

folp General, Wildlife Garden

After a fallow period for a few years, F.O.L.P. have re-established our support group for the WLG. Since last summer various jobs have been carried out in our garden • Cleaning debris and weed from the pond • Mowing pathways to the wood carvings • Mowing grass around the picnic tables • Autumn grass cut and raking • Litter collection …

Volunteers Wanted

folp General, Pets Corner

Pet’s Corner always needs more volunteers to help either the day to day care of the animals, maintenance of the area or with fundraising. There is a regular morning and evening animal care rota, but any time would be greatly appreciated. Under 18s can help but must be accompanied by an adult.  

Family Open Days – 2016

folp Disc Golf

2016 Discgolf Family Open Days Join us at our family friendly Open Days on the first Saturday of every month from 11am to 5pm. Saturday 2nd July 11am – 5pm Saturday 6th August 11am – 5pm On these days we provide discs, scorecards and teach you the basics of how to play the game – it’s FREE and you don’t …

Longford Park Community Allotment

folp Community Allotment, General

We are a sub-group of Friends of Longford Park, run by a small Steering Group who do all the planning and organising. A member of the Steering Group is present at every session, which we hope to cover, if possible, over the whole summer. We grow as organically as we can and started in 2010 by using the original flowerbeds …

Longford and Firswood Strollers (LAFS) Health Walks

folp General, Health Walks

Longford and Firswood Strollers Health Walks Spring/Summer 2015. Join Friends of Longford Park volunteers in a gentle stroll around the main paths in Longford Park Stretford. Enjoy the fresh air, company and beautiful surroundings of Trafford’s largest park. Here are the dates for Spring/Summer 2015: Sunday 29th March Sunday 26th April Sunday 31st May Sunday 28th June Sunday 26th July …