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Make a date with Santa this Christmas!

This Christmas why not bring the kids to Greenhead Park to visit Santa and his elves – and support local charities too! Santa’s Grotto will be officially opened by the Lord Mayor on Saturday 4 December at 11am. You can … Continue reading

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Praise for Kirklees Parks

Greenhead Park is one of five parks in Kirklees to gain a coveted Green Flag again this year.  The national Green Flag Award scheme, managed by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, recognises and rewards the best green spaces in the country … Continue reading

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Friends scoop an award for lakeside arbour

The work of the Friends of Greenhead Park has been recognised this month in the annual design awards programme run by the Huddersfield Civic Society.  The Examiner Readers’ Award was presented to FoGP Chair, Glenis Ireland, by Robert Sutcliffe from … Continue reading

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Explore, discover and play

The Friends of Greenhead Park have launched a brand new children’s activity sheet just in time for October half term. Designed by local artist Jo Blaker, the activity sheet Explore, Discover and Play in Greenhead Park is now available for … Continue reading

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How to stay safe as play areas reopen

The Council has announced the reopening of the Greenhead Park play areas from Saturday 4 July.  Please make sure you stay safe by following these guidelines:  

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Sikh memorial unveiled

On Saturday 30 November representatives from Friends of Greenhead Park joined a huge crowd gathered in the Rose Garden for the unveiling of a new memorial commemorating the many thousands of Sikhs who fought and died in World Wars I … Continue reading

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Christmas concert in the Conservatory

Get in the Christmas mood with the Friends of Greenhead Park and Lindley Junior School Choir at a free concert of Christmas music & carols in the Greenhead Park Conservatory on Sunday 8 December at 3.15pm.  Seasonal refreshments will be … Continue reading

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Park hero returns from the past!

Way back in 1869, Alderman Thomas Denham, set out his vision for a park for the people of Huddersfield in a letter to the Huddersfield Examiner. He worked tirelessly to make the park a reality and is memorialised in a … Continue reading

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Conservatory and The Park cafe reopen

Visitors to the park this weekend (September 7/8) were delighted to find the conservatory open again after ten months under wraps. The Park cafe is also back in business offering hot and cold drinks and light refreshments, including a yummy … Continue reading

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Back at last!

It’s been a long wait, but – barring any last minute mishaps! – our much-loved conservatory and The Park cafe will reopen on Saturday 7 September 2019 following extensive renovation work to preserve the Grade II listed structure.  New planting … Continue reading

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