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New Town Quarter – Planning Application Letters Oct-2020

­­The letters/comments regarding the Planning Applications for NTQ are available below, summarising the position of the Friends of the Park. Planning Application 20/03034/FUL: Planning Application 20/03655/FUL: KGVP/NTQ/171020

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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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New Town North/New Town Quarter

­­This post contains the Friends of the King George V Park briefing notes relating to the development of the ex-RBS site. September 2020 Briefing Note August 2020 summary July 2020 summary:

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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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New look

We are just changing our site to fit our new logo and look. Hoping this helps develop our community and encourage even more participation in looking after our wonderful park.

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At last, some nice weather to appreciate all the new growth. Tete a tete narcissi planted by children from Stockbridge Primary in November are looking great.

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The spring bulbs are blooming well already including the ones planted outside The Yard by children from Heriot Hill Nursery.

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Are you interested in helping?

We have organised two clean ups per year, usually in the spring and autumn and we will continue to do so.  These usually prove popular and we will continue to organise them. We have often been asked if we organise … Continue reading

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RSPB Bioblitz on 3 August

We’re pleased to let you know that the RSPB have chosen our wee park to do a Bioblitz on 3 August.  It’s fun and free.  see you there.   More details  

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Fun Day was fun

The fun day in the park went well yesterday.  Fun activities from Calum and team from the council youth service and great bug hunting with the RSPB (who will be back on 3 August).  Lesley and Jacqui from the Friends committee … Continue reading

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