Latest News and Events
Latest News and Events
- Pets’ Corner Re-opening Fair Saturday 24th April Categories: Featured | General | Pets Corner.
- Ryebank Fields ‘Name a tree’ Initiative for International Women’s Day Categories: Featured | General.
- Good news about the under 8’s play area. Categories: Featured | General.
- Friends of Longford Park Newsletter Categories: Featured | General.
- Rylands’ Longford legacy could be lost Categories: Featured | General | The Longford Post.
Posted: April 15, 2021
We will be holding a Reopening Fair at Pets' Corner, in Longford Park on Saturday 24th April. 12 noon til 4pm, to welcome you all back!... more
Posted: March 9, 2021
For International Women’s Day (08/03/21) we are joining with the Friends of Ryebank Fields to celebrate the achievements of outstanding, talented and exceptional women. Please see their press release which follows. Along the boundary of Ryebank Fields and Longford Park stands a row of 10 tall and impressive female Black Poplar trees. They were planted by Enriqueta Rylands in the late 1800s making them around 130 years old. Enriqueta most... more
Posted: February 5, 2021
Trafford Council have informed us that following a tendering process, a contractor has now been appointed to repair the under 8’s play area. Weather permitting, the contractor is due to start on Thursday 11 February. The works to replace the safety surfaces are scheduled to take up to three weeks. It’s anticipated the play area will be able to open by the end of the first week in March 2021. Should there be any unexpected delays, we will of... more
Posted: December 18, 2020
We really are so lucky to have such a beautiful park on our doorstep, one that has proved to be an invaluable community space this year. We hope you enjoy reading all about the changes and challenges of 2020 in the Friends of Longford Park newsletter. ... more
Posted: November 23, 2020
The eastern skyline of the Longford Park Conservation Area is dominated by a row of tall, impressive boundary trees which not only mark the perimeter of the Longford estate but also the line of the Parliamentary and local authority boundaries between Manchester and Trafford. There are 10 of these mature trees in total. They stand proud, overshadowing the surrounding foliage, reaching a grand height of approximately 100 feet. Their sturdy... more