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Conservatory and cafe to close for essential repairs

From Monday 26 November until April 2019, Greenhead Park’s conservatory and The Park café are set to close while essential maintenance and repair work takes place. The listed building and café will close after business on Sunday 25 November 2018. … Continue reading

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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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Ride the Easter Special – and boost our train fund

Huddersfield Society of Model Engineers, who run the miniature railway in the park, are kindly supporting us by donating the takings from rides on Easter Monday to our fund for a colourful play train for the toddler play area. The … 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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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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