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New Town North – July update

We understand from the developers, Ediston and Orion Capital Managers, that they hope to submit their planning application for the site adjacent to the park towards the end of July.  The fate of the trees will be subject to a … Continue reading

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New Town North – revised 3rd Consultation – now from 9th April 2020

New Town North Development – UPDATE The final consultation documents will now be posted on their website from mid-day on Thursday 9th April 2020. Website URL: We hope that all lovers of the park will visit the website, and … Continue reading

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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 Town North – 3rd Consultation ONLINE only (from 2 April 2020)

New Town North Development Proposed for the Land Adjacent to the Park The final consultation event planned for 2nd April 2020 in Broughton St Mary’s Parish Church has been cancelled.  Instead, the developers will post their proposals on their website … 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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