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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,...
- 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...
- 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...
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Category Archives: News
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
Park gardeners Peter and John worked really hard last week to fill the park’s flowerbeds with thousands of summer bedding plants. The Friends of Greenhead Park gardening group did their bit to help too – and although it was a … Continue reading
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