South Park Users Group Blog

Video – South Park, Ilford – A visitor’s introduction

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We are very pleased that our member Paul Samuels has made a super short video of our South Park. This is now on the Website.  Take a look, its great! Once again, as with the photos –  just click on PHOTO GALLERY to access the Video.  

Photo Gallery Now Live

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We have added a range of photographs on the site taken by our member Tony Webb. Just click on the PHOTO GALLERY and follow the instructions to see a lovely display of photos of South Park. The photographs will be updated regularly as the seasons change and we have events in South Park. Watch this […]

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A Walk in the Park April 12 and 16 – Easter Holidays Events in South Park

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On Sunday, 12th April at 2.00-4.00 pm and Thursday, 16th April 11.00 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 to 4.00 pm, Eastside Community Heritage and South Park Users Group are holding reminiscence and Arts workshops for all ages in the South Park Pavilion.  Please come along and tell us your stories of South Park and […]

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Froglife new Pond-Dipping Area in South Park

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On Good Friday our Group held an event with Froglife and Redbridge Conservation Rangers in the Wildlife Centre with Arts and Crafts for children and work was started on the rafts for the new pond-dipping area adjacent to the Centre.  This project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and we thank them, Froglife and […]

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A Walk in the Park

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Spring 2015 Photographic Competiton

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We are going to have a Spring 2015 South Park Photographic Competition. Three prizes – and the best photo will receive a £25 gift voucher – so get snapping. With a special children’s prize for the best photo from up to age 15. Pictures should be at any time up to end April. We plan […]

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New Pond Dipping Area To Be Built

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We have now also received funding, organised by the Redbridge Conservation Rangers, from ‘Dragon Finder – Frog Life Trust’ for the new pond dipping area near the Wildlife Centre. This exciting project will see the new children’s area installed in the spring. We have regular school groups now coming to the park and this will […]

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£27,500 Received For Park History Project

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We are very pleased to advise that our application to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a history of South Park – ‘A Walk in the Park’ was successful and we have received £27,500 to develop the project with local Charity, Eastside Community Heritage. There will shortly be a communication to residents advising them of the […]

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WINTER NEWSLETTER

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The South Park Users Group Winter 2014/5 Newsletter will shortly be on our site and sent to all Supporters.  This will include information regarding our Heritage Lottery Award and other recent events and exciting new projects in 2015. The Website is in its infancy, but we will be adding to it regularly including the latest […]

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Welcome to the SPUG website!

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For those of you who don’t know who we are, we are the South Park Users Group (SPUG for short). We are a voluntary local group who work with Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure to support maintenance and improvements in South Park, Ilford, Essex.