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AGM 2021 – 7th Sept – reminder

The Friends’ AGM will take place using Zoom at 7.30pm on Tuesday 7th September. All are welcome to attend.   If you wish to do so, in order to be sent a link to the meeting, please let the Secretary know … Continue reading

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Gardening Sessions in the Park – Sun 15th Aug & 5th Sept 2021

We can confirm that we will be holding (much needed) gardening/weeding sessions in the Park on Sunday 15th August and Sun 5th Sept, both at 3pm. We’ll supply hand sanitiser and disposable gloves. We have forks, hand-forks, trowels, brushes etc, … Continue reading

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Ticks in the Park

Ticks have been reported in the park.  Their numbers are increasing throughout the UK and they are now prevalent in city parks including, it would seem, this one.  They are ineradicable and sadly it looks as though we will have … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Events Summer 2021

Weeding session on Sunday 18th July at 3pm.  We will provide hand sanitiser and disposable gloves, forks, hand forks and trowels (all sanitised) and disposable gloves;  but ideally, if you have your own tools and gloves bring them with you.  … Continue reading

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NTQ – Further Planning Application 21/03481/FUL

Developers Ediston have lodged another planning application for the site bordering the park.  They propose constructing flats instead of a hotel on the one of the Dundas Street stretches of the site.  All told, if this application receives consent, a … Continue reading

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Appeal to join the FKGVP committee

APPEAL We are desperately seeking to recruit new committee members.  The park is currently facing years of disruption as construction of a large new mixed development starts up directly on the boundary. It has never been more in need of … Continue reading

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New Town Quarter – planning decision

Unfortunately, on 17th February 2021 the Council’s DevelopmentManagement Sub-Committee granted consent by seven votes to four to allthree planning applications which are going to affect the the park soadversely – 20/03034/FUL, 20/03655/FUL and 20/03661/CON (all stillavailable for viewing on the … Continue reading

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AGM 2020

The following documents relating to the AGM 2020, which was held in the park on 27th Aug 2020, can be accessed by clicking on the appropriate link below: Agenda Report of the Trustees for 2019-20 Financial Summary for 2019-20

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Impact of Coronavirus

Impact of Coronavirus on Activities in the Park – March 2020 Sadly the Friends of the Park are having to draw in their horns for the foreseeable future, so no gardening sessions or clean-ups are planned.  We hope we can … Continue reading

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