South Park Users Group Blog

South Park Green Flag Judging – 23rd June

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Hello Readers: On 23rd June South Park will again be judged for Green Flag. Fingers crossed for a positive result. Once we have the results we will update the site, with hopefully another year of good news for the park. If you have been in the park recently, we hope you have noticed and taken […]

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Pond-Dipping Area Update

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Following two days of volunteering with the conservation rangers, we are pleased that the new pond-dipping platform is installed and the rafts have been revisited with netting and new plants. A real big thank you to Julia and the volunteers who came over and undertook this work. It will be a great asset for community […]

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Volunteering – Wildlife Centre Pond-Dipping Platform – Thursday 10th March

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The Conservation Rangers and volunteers are planning on installing a platform for our pond-dipping area near the Wildlife Centre. We will be there from 10.30am to 2.30pm on Thursday 10th March. All very welcome to come along and help. We are planning school visits in the spring and summer and the platform will be a […]

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South Park Poppy Meadow Planting

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Last Friday, children from Year 5 at South Park Primary School seeded the poppy meadow by the lake outlet. We hope to have a lovely display this Summer to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Members of the South Park Swimming Club were involved in this war and regrettably nine did […]

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‘A Walk in the Park’ – Heritage Lottery Funded Oral History Video of South Park

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As part of the South Park, Heritage Lottery Funding for our ‘A Walk in the Park’ project, we have produced an oral history video which in now available to download using the link to YouTube: https://youtu.be/stgrIqKv0BM The video was produced by Paul Samuels with direction and oral histories provided by Eastside Community Heritage. Please take […]

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Children’s Bird Feeder Event at the Wildlife Centre – Wednesday 17th February

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For children aged 5 plus next Wednesday, 17th February join the Rangers from 10.30 to 1.30 to make bird feeders and listen to a talk about feeding. All very welcome – if you need any further information you can contact the Rangers on 0208 559 2316. This is a drop-in event at the Wildlife Centre […]

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A Walk in the Park – Ilford Library Reception Invite 6.00 -7.30pm Friday, 15th January

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Dear Friends and Users of South Park: Our South Park ‘A Walk in the Park’ Heritage Exhibition is on display on the first floor of the main Library in Ilford, next to the Ice Age Exhibition. On Friday, 15th January from 6.00 to 7.30pm we will be holding a reception with light refreshments in the […]

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A very ‘Happy New Year’ to all supporters and users of South Park

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Thank you to all the users of South Park for your help and support in 2015 and our very best wishes for 2016. Our South Park Exhibition as part of our Heritage Lottery Project – ‘A Walk in the Park’ is now in the Central Library, Ilford on the first floor. It will be on […]

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South Park ‘ A Walk in the Park’ Redbridge Library – January Exhibition

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In January, as part of our Heritage Lottery Funded project ‘A Walk in the Park’ we are holding an Exhibition in the main Redbridge Library in Ilford Town Centre. The Exhibition will be held on the first floor next to the Ice age Exhibition in the Museum. This will include a wide range of exhibits […]

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‘A Walk in the Park’ – Heritage Lottery Funded Events Update

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As part of our South Park Heritage Project – ‘A Walk in the Park’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, we recently held an Oral History Training event, This was run by Eastside Community Heritage with park volunteers and also members of staff of South Park and Cleveland Primary Schools. A South Park exhibition to […]

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