Friends work to improve access for all in Longford Park

folp General, Health Walks

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 …

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.  

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 …

Big Dig Open Day Sunday 16th Sept 2-4pm

folp Community Allotment, General

Despite the weather and poor growing conditions, Friends of Longford Park volunteers in Rylands Kitchen Garden have been busy over the last year extending their vegetable beds and establishing a fruit garden. Thanks to grant funding, fruit trees bushes and soft fruit have been planted and new arches and greenhouses installed ready for next year. One of the organising group …

Green up Longford Park Wildlife Garden 19th April 2009

folp General, Wildlife Garden

Green up Longford Park Wildlife Garden between 2pm and 4pm Come along and enjoy one of the many activities lined up for our Green Up Day. The wildlife garden is located in the centre of the park near to the ornamental gardens and the Athletics Stadium. Planned activities include: • Pond Dipping with the Mersey Valley Wardens • Apple Pressing with the …