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Winning numbers for Grand Christmas Prize Draw 12th Dec 2012

Thanks to all who purchased a ticket or donated a prize to help boost the funds for the improvements to your local park, we really appreciate your support!

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Mountain bike donated as the first prize for Grand Christmas draw!

The Friends would like to extend their sincere thanks to Ged Holmyard from Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative for the very generous donation of a mountain bike to be used as our first prize in this years Grand Christmas draw on 12th December 2012

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New Signage

We have a new sign at the park entrance.

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Multi use games area (MUGA) consultation.

Throughout the months of May to July 2012, we have jointly as a group with Parks and Countryside carried out consultation regarding the proposal to put in a MUGA, if we get planning permission and are able to raise sufficient funding to do so.

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Wildflower Bed Overhaul

Volunteers working on the wild flower bed.

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Application for funding for drainage to the Recreation Ground area.

We recently put in a request for funding for £3,000 to purchase materials for the drainage of the playground area to be improved , Parks and Countryside had agreed to install labour free if we were successful.

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Funding for a see-saw

We recently submitted a bid for funding a see-saw for the Recreation Ground.

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Just a little update regarding the Car Park

We are aware that the car park surface is unsafe for wheelchair and pushchair users due to bumps and pot holes, and are striving to find funding for a solution to this problem.

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Green Flag Community Award - 2012/2013

We are really delighted to announce that we have been successful in securing the Green Flag Community Award for the park again this year.

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Public Consultation Morning

CONSULTATION MORNING FOR THE COMMUNITY TO DISCUSS/ COMMENT ON PROPOSALS TO INSTALL A MUGA ( Multi use Games arena)

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