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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #203 on: May 02, 2019, 07:13:03 PM »
PS, here's a slide show version of the trip:


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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #202 on: May 02, 2019, 07:08:32 PM »
Admin, re that shirt..... Did you lose a bet?

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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #201 on: May 02, 2019, 05:57:55 PM »
Admin, re that shirt..... Did you lose a bet?

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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #200 on: May 02, 2019, 07:38:44 AM »
Free* trip to the Windmill Pub on New Horizons for Friends of the Park

Friends of Marple Memorial Park benefited from a win of the annual £10 New Horizons Float the Boat Draw with a free trip on the canal boat for the disabled on Sunday.

What a great day out and excellent lunch at the Windmill at Whitely Green.

Everyone should support this wonderful charity by Floating the Boat for just £10 a year:  https://www.newhorizons.org.uk/float-the-boat.html

* although the trip was a free prize we did have a whip-round and made a donation to New Horizons!








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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #199 on: April 28, 2019, 07:41:18 AM »
Yesterday's task day looked like being rained off but we were keen to do the last day of "Little Growers" and Marple Library staff came to our aid and kindly allowed us to set up inside. So a very big thank you to them! The first stage of Little Growers is now finished and we look forward to welcoming back the children in a few months time to plant the fruits of their success.

Read more about our task days here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2019.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 11 May 2019 and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.




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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #198 on: April 21, 2019, 10:38:39 AM »
As there were no photos taken during our Task Day on Saturday 13 April we've included a few showing the fantastic colours in the park at the moment. Volunteers worked hard on the flowerbeds, litter picking and on the tree sculpture behind the library. Little Growers was running again too and visitors to the park popped over £11 in our collection bucket, so thank you!

Read more about our task days here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2019.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 27 April 2019 and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.




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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #197 on: March 31, 2019, 10:25:38 AM »
Thank goodness for better weather, which allowed us to squeeze in a Task Day on Friday and Saturday this week. On Friday we repaired the fencing at the park entrance near to Lock 12 and on Saturday we launched this year's Little Growers scheme and worked hard on the flowerbeds.

Read more about our task day here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2019.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 13 April 2019 and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.




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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #196 on: March 20, 2019, 07:09:47 AM »
It doesn't happen very often but sadly our task day of 16 March was rained off. What a contrast to February!

Read more about our task day here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2019.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 30 March 2019 and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #195 on: February 24, 2019, 07:39:16 AM »
Isn't the park looking fantastic in the sunshine, especially with the spectacular displays from the crocuses!

A great turnout and lots of work on the flowerbeds by our volunteers yesterday. Read more about our task day here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2019.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 16 March 2019 and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.




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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #194 on: January 27, 2019, 08:17:03 AM »
And we're off! Our first task day of 2019 included clearing glass, picking up dog mess and removing a banister rail and a beer barrel from the park.

Read more about our task day here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2019.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 23 February 2019 and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.




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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #193 on: December 30, 2018, 07:44:11 AM »
A good turn-out for our final task day of 2018, taking the total for the year to 24, and over 1,000 volunteer hours worked since January. Today's efforts included a tidy up of flowerbeds front and rear of the library, litter-picking, planting bulbs, clearing leaves from the car park and driveway, clearing windfall branches from the park and even clearing the access to Asda.

Read more about our task day here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2018.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 26 January 2019 and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.


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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #192 on: November 25, 2018, 07:55:49 AM »
Spreading 4te of topsoil and planting several hundred bulbs were the main tasks yesterday but we found time for a Conga too!

Read more about our task day here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2018.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 29 December and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.




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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #191 on: November 11, 2018, 06:52:50 AM »
We squeezed in an extra task day last Saturday and the council has been working hard in the park all week too, so yesterday we were able to focus on the final touches before Remembrance Sunday today. With the Timeline complete and lots of work in the park including re-tarmacking of the main paths and the area where stone was stolen from the park entrance, weeds cleared by the Payback Team and leaves blown by the park attendants, the park is as ready as it can be for the 100th anniversary of the end of the war.

Read more about our task day here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2018.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 24 November and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.






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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #190 on: October 30, 2018, 05:26:44 PM »
It speaks volumes when people say thanks and or they are vocally appreciative of the time and efforts of the volunteers.

This coming winter, such appreciation will be even more welcomed considering the bite of the cold and the snow.

I at least hope the snow doesn't come until much later.

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Re: Task Day in Memorial Park [Last Saturday each month]
« Reply #189 on: October 28, 2018, 07:13:47 AM »
It was a bit cold yesterday but one way to keep warm is to get stuck-in and our volunteers certainly did that!

Read more about our task day here: http://www.marplememorialpark.org.uk/task-days/task-days-in-2018.html

The next scheduled Task Day is Saturday 10 November and we'd be delighted if you can come along for however long you can between 10 am and 2 pm.

Stout footwear and suitable clothing should be worn and bring your own gardening gloves and small hand tools if you have them. Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult.