2017 Round Up of Activities and Events

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This has been a year of celebration in the park. We want everybody to know just how busy The Friends Group and other volunteers have been and what they’ve achieved over the last 12 months. Their hard work was recognised by the park retaining its prestigious Green Flag Award status.

  • A major aspect was the re-opening of the Pitch and Putt over the Summer months
  • Free Family Fun Day (22nd July)
  • On-going relationship with Stockdales – the FoWP Volunteers are joined by a team from Stockdales who come over to work in the park every 3 weeks throughout the year, whatever the weather
  • Free Workshops including Bird Song (May), Bees, Dragonflies and Hoverflies (July), 2 Bat Walks (both held in August) and a Fungi ID park and woodland walk (October)
  • National Citizenship Students (July and August)
  • Working with One Trafford teams (Ongoing)
  • Opening of the Butterfly Garden (25th August)
  • Fence repairs (Ongoing)
  • Bulb planting (October)
  • Pothole repairs to car park entrance (November)
  • Tree works (Seasonal)
  • Tidying and maintaining the car park and flower beds
  • Litter picks
  • Ensuring the upkeep of park security
  • Over 700 hours of volunteers time

 

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