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Mayor opens transformed under 5s play area

After more than a year of fundraising by the Friends, it was fantastic to see the Mayor of Kirklees, Cllr Gwen Lowe, cutting the ribbon to officially reopen the park’s under 5s play area on Saturday 11 August.  FoGP Chair, … Continue reading

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Play train almost ready for boarding!

The play train we’ve been fundraising for has now arrived in the toddler play area near the top cafe and, with funds for the train in place, Kirklees Council is carrying out extra work to completely transform what was once … Continue reading

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Anyone for tennis?

If you fancy a game of tennis in the park, don’t forget to book your court in advance using the on-line court reservation system.  It’s free, and you only need to register once, then log in whenever you want to … Continue reading

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Coming soon – Sounds of Summer!

Greenhead Park bandstand will be alive with the sound of music this summer with this great programme of free concerts for everyone to enjoy, brought to you by the Friends of Greenhead Park. So dust off the folding chairs and … Continue reading

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Bags of Help for our play train fund – if you give us your vote!

Thanks to many generous donors, we are well on our way to raising the funds needed to install a colourful play train unit in the park’s toddler play area. And we’ve just heard the great news that our project has … Continue reading

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Have a say on play

The council are working on a new approach to play  in Kirklees. The draft strategy aims to make sure everyone has the opportunity to play outdoors, and encourages wild adventurous play as well as play in traditional playgrounds – both of … Continue reading

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Help get our play train on track!

The Friends of Greenhead Park are keen to improve the enclosed baby and toddler play area by the top cafe.  We’ve come up with a colourful train unit which we think will be a great hit with little ones and … Continue reading

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Croquet on the greens

Since 2016, Huddersfield Croquet Club have been playing matches and practising on the lower bowling green in the park. New members are welcome and the Club run an open session on the first Sunday of the month from 2pm (up … Continue reading

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Summer Music on the Greenhead Park Bandstand

There’s a great programme of free concerts on the Greenhead Park bandstand this summer. From traditional brass bands to samba and funk, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. You can download the full programme here and there’s more information about … Continue reading

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Make a date for breakfast with Santa

Sadly the Santa Special won’t be running on the miniature railway this year due to essential track maintenance work. However you can still see Father Christmas if you pop down to The Park cafe in the conservatory on Sunday 18 … Continue reading

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