Friends of Ryebank Fields Community Fundraising Event Sunday 23rd May from 12.30pm

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We’ll be selling prints and postcards of artist Anna Violet’s stunning new Ryebank Fields map and mini-trees by Oskar Walin, hand-crafted by MMU students and staff (made from petitions to Save Ryebank Fields). Refreshments will be available including tea, coffee and homemade cakes. CASH PAYMENTS ONLY. Prints: £60. Postcards: 20 for £10. Trees: 3 for £10. We’ll also be hanging …

Volunteers Needed (this Saturday) – 150 Tree New Saplings!

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Would you like to get involved in making Longford Park an ever better place to enjoy? Why not lend a hand and pop down any time this Saturday. Manchester Disc Golf are asking if anyone could spare even an hour or two, to drop down to the course to assist with some much needed maintenance inside the disk course area …

Disc Golf Returns

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We are pleased to announce that the popular disc golf rental scheme is up and running again. Pop over to the lovely Longford Café to rent discs from £1 plus a deposit. The proceeds all go back into the course maintenance and development run by club volunteers. Take the opportunity to try a delicious coffee and cake while you are …

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The Longford Open

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Longford Open Saturday, May 22nd. * THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT!!!!!! * We have a full field of 90 players. You can still register for the wait list and if a spot opens up, you will be contacted. Please do NOT pay for the event until a space opens up for you as you will be given a refund. …

Great News!

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The under 8’s children’s playground has opened this morning. Happy times ahead!

Ryebank Fields ‘Name a tree’ Initiative for International Women’s Day

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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 …

Good news about the under 8’s play area.

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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 …

Friends of Longford Park Newsletter

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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.