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Relaxing after a successful clean up 28th October 2012

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Clean up and weeding – a useful session

On Sunday 22nd April 2012 a group of willing volunteers of all ages contributed to National Spring Clean by tackling the accumulated rubbish in the park.   As in previous years bagfuls of rubbish were scavanged from the bushes and … Continue reading

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Steps Summerbank

We are delighted with the recently formed wood and hardcore steps down into the park from Summerbank.  They provide a safe and easily negotiated passage between the two,  ergonomically laid out and good to look at.  A successful appeal to … Continue reading

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Spring Clean Up 2012 – Sunday 22nd April at 3pm

As part of National Spring Clean 2012 we will be undertaking a clean up session in the park on Sunday 22nd April at 3pm.  Gloves, litterpickers, black bags, Mars Bars etc will be provided and all park users, of whatever … Continue reading

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New Planting – Watering March 2012

With guidance from Ritchie Fraser, our Community Parks Officer, and following a bumper year of generous subscriptions from members of the Friends, we commissioned Pro Scapes to carry out some planting in bare spaces in the park.  Unfortunately for a … Continue reading

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Snowdrop bulb planting

All welcome – all ages – on Saturday 26th November at 11am to help plant several thousand snowdrop bulbs.   Bulb planting tools will be provided and we should have some pairs of gardening gloves to share out, but bring your … Continue reading

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Youth Project

Our partnership with Action for Children in their Inspiring Scotland Challenge project  has come to a successful close.  For more about the achievements of the young people involved and for the legacy they have left us in the park go … Continue reading

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Autumn Clean Up

We had a successful clean up of the park on Sunday 16th October.  A beautiful mild and sunny day brought out a  number of children and parents and made us some new Friends.   It is always good to hear how … Continue reading

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