FRIENDS OF PEEL PARK
Friends of Peel Park
Our group was formed in 2004 with the aim of local people improving the park for everyone. We have recently re-formed and found new energy with new members getting involved in our activities. We assist and support the Parks staff to deliver needed projects on behalf of the wider community. we offer a voice for local people to help shape their local environment in a constructive way. People who join us are keen to support their local park in a variety of ways, from litter picking, bulb and tree planting, improving conservation, fun days and other events.
We are just a bunch of local people who get together to make our local park a nicer place to be, we hold regular meetings to discuss park issues.
– Litter Pick Saturday September 3rd at 11am – meet outside the park entrance on Bolton Road
– Litterpicks are planned for the first Saturday of each month throughout the year
– Sky Ride August 20th 10am – 4pm – where we will be promoting Friends of Peel Park and recruiting new members to help keep Peel Park clean and attractive
– Planet Circus are visiting Peel Park 4th to 11th September opening times 5 – 9pm
Janet Attwood, chair of Friends of Peel Park said:- “Peel Park is an extremely valuable asset for everyone. Bradford Council may be going through some lean times, but that doesn’t mean local people can’t make a difference! We are really pleased that Peel Park has recently won back it’s coveted Green Flag Park status – this is the national standard for publicly accessible parks and green spaces in the UK. The Green Flag scheme was set up to recognise and reward green spaces in England and Wales that met the laid down high standards. A little bit of effort from local people can help with the upkeep of this beautiful and historic park. I would urge anyone who uses Peel Park to think about donating a small amount of time to join one of our litter picks, to check out our website and give us some feedback. Our meetings are open to anyone who wants to come along. Our next meeting is Wednesday 14th September at 6pm at Peel Park Depot offices in Bolton Road.”
Visit our website – http://www.peelparkfriends.org.uk to find out more about what we are doing, sign up to our newsletter, do our survey and join us.