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Xmas Raffle and Reindeer Dust

Thank you to everyone who donated raffle prizes to our yearly xmas raffle, we were able to offer some lovely prizes again.

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Tree planted in the park in memory of local couple

After advertising our community tree planting day on Sunday 11th December, we were contacted by Mrs Lindy Stephenson who asked if it would be possible for her and her sisters to come and help plant a tree and dedicate it to their parents, Dorothy and Douglas Burnell who lived on Arnold Avenue and loved to walk their dogs on the park.

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Grand Christmas Draw Results.

A list of our winning tickets and prices as drawn on 7th December 2011

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Wild Flower Seeding 22nd Sept 2011 - Rangers/ Friends

Another successful event today , the rangers from Parks and Countryside - Sheffield City Council attended alongside a couple of the Friends of group.

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Green Flag community award event. Weds 21st Sept 2011.

A small event was held at Charnock Park at 10 am , to celebrate the success of the group in winning the above award this year. We are very proud to have won this award and for the park to be recognised in this way !

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AGM - 21st Sept 2011.

The AGM took place at the Gleadless Methodist Church Hall, White Lane; Sheffield S12 7-8pm.

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Fundraising for Climbing frame - goal £14,500.

The friends are trying to raise £14,500 for the larger climbing frame that our local children have asked for. So far we have applied for and been successful in raising £8,000, which leaves us with a shortfall of £6,500.

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South East Community Assembly Small Grants Award

We are delighted to advise you all that the Friends have been successful in securing a grant award of £2,000 from the above fund

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How Can Smaller Local Businesses Help?

We depend on donations and grant funds to bring about the changes that have happened at the park, and to further improve the facilities to try to complete the masterplan that was put together after public consultation re what the community wanted from their park.

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Public Consultation

We held a public consultation at Gleadless Library to show the masterplan to residents and to give the opportunity to comment.

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