Friends work to improve access for all in Longford Park

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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 …

Outdoor Theatre Comes To Longford Park!

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Enjoy theatre in the open air. Pride and Prejudice on Wednesday June 20th at 7.30pm (Sold Out) The Railway Children on Saturday August 12th at 5pm  Following on from the success of previous years, Heartbreak Productions are returning to Longford Park to perform Pride and Prejudice on Wednesday June 20th at 7.30pm and The Railway Children on Saturday August 12th …

Wildlife Garden Annual Report 2017

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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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.