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Every site should have one! The day to day happenings in the park Read the reports, post, opinions (or just plain ramblings) of those with an interest in the park

Aug 222018
 
One of our amazing volunteers has been making these gorgeous handmade bird boxes – which you can buy for only £5 each (any colour combination available). All proceeds go towards improving the park/future events. To place an order one, please message us using the following email address :      moorsideparkfriends@yahoo.co.uk (more…)
Jun 062018
 
Would you like to be involved in improving your local park? Do you have suggestions about events/improvements you would like to see in the park? Then YOUR park needs YOU!! We’re looking for enthusiastic people to join us, we meet every 6 weeks & no previous experience is needed! (more…)
May 302018
 
St.Modwen have donated £500 to the Moorside Running Club, and issued a press release on 24th May 2018 : “The Friends of Moorside Park promote healthy lifestyles to the local community with a weekly running club on Tuesday evenings, for all ages and abilities. Recognised by Run Together, part of England Athletics, the Moorside Park (more…)
May 202018
 
Parents are required to stay and supervise their children for the duration of this session Starting Friday 8th June, Friends of Moorside Park will be starting their own Football in the Park sessions. The sessions will be held every Friday at 4:30pm and are suitable for children aged 9 and below. The sessions are free (more…)
May 112018
 
We are running Zumba in the Park sessions, from Thursday 3rd May 6-7pm for 10 weeks. Sessions will cost £10 for 10 weeks and all proceeds will go towards improving the park. Come and join us to party your way into shape (more…)
Mar 152018
 
We are selling a variety of handmade Easter crafts lovingly made by our volunteers. The items would make a perfect alternative to an Easter egg and ALL proceeds goes towards improving the park. If you live locally we can arrange delivery (or you can collect from us), to order an item please email moorsideparkfriends@yahoo.co.uk (more…)
Feb 212018
 
It was a chilly Saturday morning in February when we loaded up the fun bus (with essential provisions of Costco pastries, sweet selections, flasks and travel mugs) to head off to Birmingham for the 1st conference organised for Run Group volunteers by England Athletics. Just over an hour and a half of driving, one toilet (more…)
Apr 232017
 
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