Tree Amigos Cancellation

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We are sorry to say Tree Amigos contacted us today to explain that they have decided not to sell Christmas trees in Longford Park this year. The imposition of a second lockdown, with uncertainty about what follows, meant they could not take the business risk of ordering and shipping the trees upfront and not being able to sell them. We …

Closure of under 8’s playground update

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Like many users of the Park, Friends of Longford Park (FOLP) were extremely concerned to hear of the closure of the Under 8s playground and issued a statement to that effect 7th October, see here.  Since then, we have been told that bark is not a temporary option and that as the work involves tendering for a specialist contractor, “They …

Edge Lane roadworks

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Just to let you know that structural works are due to take place following a condition survey of the retaining wall at Longford Park, Edge Lane. [You may recall the tree which had caused the wall to bulge was cut down in March]. Part of the works includes removing a section of the wall, grinding out a tree stump, removing …

TABLE TENNIS IS HERE!

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As reported in the ‘Park Progress’ update, the outdoor table tennis facility is now up and running in the Park, outside the entrance to Pets’ Corner.