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Support from our local councillors

The "Friends" group are pleased to announce that our local councillors have given their support for the group and the planned improvements to the park.

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Park Questionnaires

Over the last few months we have distributed questionnaires to the community, through the school children at Charnock Hall Primary School and Sunflower Children’s Centre, and through the public consultation day at Gleadless Library.

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Public Consultation Day

This event was held at Gleadless Library, on White Lane, and was giving the Community the chance to come along and have their say, with regards to the proposals for the Recreation Ground site.

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BBC Breathing Places Bid

Successful or not ? we have to wait until May 2007 to find out ! The " FRIENDS" have completed a bid to try to secure funding for the nature walk/ environmental area, that could be incorporated in to the park, running the length of the field by the Hawthorne hedge.

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Group Awareness Day - Crystal Peaks

The "FRIENDS" and the Sunflower Childrens Centre, had a fabulous day at the above venue on 17th February 07, raising a total of £323.80 for the park.

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Christmas 2006

Last years Christmas fund raiser -a fantastic prize draw and the sale of reindeer food parcels, raised just under £700 - well done to all that helped make this happen!

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Virgin Vie Evening 2006

An evening of pampering, and luxury cosmetics all to raise funds for our Park. Held at the Carlton Club on Gleadless Road, this evening was a success

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BBC Children In Need

This event took place at Charnock Hall Primary School, and was initiated by the School Council, who voted to donate 50% of the money raised to improve their local park.

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Friends first fundraising evening

Halloween night was our first official fundraising event, we even made it in to the Star newspaper!

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