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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
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Category Archives: News
Friends of Greenhead Park volunteers and students from Greenhead College have got together to create a striking mural in the arbour by the Greenhead Park lake. The project, led by artist and FoGP member Helen Williamson, has transformed the central … Continue reading
Essential structural repairs to the park’s conservatory are well underway, but we have just heard from Kirklees Council that they will not now be finished until summer 2019 due to the amount of work needed to the Grade II listed … Continue reading
Friends of Greenhead Park gardening volunteers had a real workout in last week’s spring sunshine. The task on hand was to mulch the herbaceous beds in the Rose Garden with bark chippings provided by the Council’s Forestry section. With plenty … Continue reading
A wet and windy Thursday at the beginning of February saw a hardy group of staff and volunteers getting stuck into improving the environment round the lake. Donning waders and waterproofs, the team installed sections of coir matting pre-planted with … Continue reading
Do you care about Greenhead Park? Would you like a say in its future? Do you have ideas about park events or activities? If so, why not come along to the Friends of Greenhead Park Annual General Meeting on Saturday … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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