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Second volunteer path-clearing day

Posted on by Geoffrey Bowden

More than 25 volunteers came to the first path-clearing volunteer day in the dog area in March. Good progress was made and now a second session has been set for Sunday, 14th April to complete the job. The session will … Continue reading

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Volunteer day to clear paths

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The next opportunity to volunteer in Queen’s Park will be a short session to clear paths in the dog area. It will take place on Sunday, 17th March between 10:30 and 1 pm. Volunteers are asked to meet at the … Continue reading

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Bark in the Park 2024 date

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The date for Bark in the Park, the Friends of Queen’s Park’s ever-popular community dog show has been fixed for 2024. The date agreed with heading sponsor Coastway Vets, is Saturday, 1st June. As ever, there will be opportunities for … Continue reading

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All set for Carols in the Park

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The Friends of Queen’s Park’s annual carols service, Carols in the Park, will take place on Friday, 1st December at 6.00 pm outside the Royal Spa Nursery. Mulled wine, mince pies and refreshments will be served. The Salvation Armybrass band … Continue reading

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Stalwart volunteer is honoured

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For more than 20 years Chris Lowe has been a Friends of Queen’s Park stalwart. Sadly, ill health forced him to step back as an active volunteer and serving on our committee. His knowledge of local flora and fauna is … Continue reading

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A new date for the Wild Garden clearance is fixed

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A new date for the clearance of the Wild Garden to replace an earlier date, which had to be postponed at the last minute, has been fixed. The new date, when volunteers will be invited to join a team from … Continue reading

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Date for AGM is announced

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The Friends of Queen’s Park’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday, 25th October. The meeting, which is open to all members of the local community, will take place in the club house of the Friends of Queen’s Park Tennis … Continue reading

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Freddie the Dachshund triumphs at Bark

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Freddie the Dachshund triumphed at the 2023 Bark in the Park dog show. He won Best in Show, sponsored by the Camelford Arms, much to the delight of his human, actor Charles Brunton. Earlier Freddie had won the Temptation Alley … Continue reading

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Sapling tree trail is set up

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The Friends of Queen’s Park, working with Dr Simon Edwards, the developer of the innovative App TiCL, has established its first tree trail. For the first of what it is hoped will be many trails, the Friends Group decided to … Continue reading

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Tree planting volunteer day

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You are invited to be part of the Friends of Queen’s Park volunteer force supporting the Cityparks team planting the first phase of trees purchased with the funds awarded to us as a result of our successful bid to the … Continue reading

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