Category Archives: News

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:  

Posted in News | Comments Off on How to stay safe as play areas reopen

Green shoots!

In November 2019, we were delighted to take delivery of 60 wild cherry, rowan and silver birch saplings kindly provided free by the Woodland Trust.  Volunteers from the Friends joined gardener Peter to plant these out in a nursery area where … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Green shoots!

Meet up with Friends!

Friends and other park users are warmly invited to the Friends of Greenhead Park Annual General Meeting on Saturday 21 March at 2pm in the Greenhead Park Community Room (in the cafe building by the tennis courts). At the meeting … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Meet up with Friends!

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Sikh memorial unveiled

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Christmas concert in the Conservatory

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Park hero returns from the past!

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Conservatory and The Park cafe reopen

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Back at last!

Still flying the flag!

A Green Flag is proudly flying on the flagpole near the conservatory again this year following a flag raising ceremony by Parks Service staff and Friends.  The national Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards the best green spaces in … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Still flying the flag!

Help Greenhead Park to win the title of UK’s Best Park 2019!

  Hands up if you think Greenhead Park is the best! We may be a bit biased but we reckon our beautiful park is a strong contender for UK’s Best Park 2019.  You have until noon on Monday 19 August to … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Help Greenhead Park to win the title of UK’s Best Park 2019!