With thanks to funding from Trafford Housing Trust, we were able to provide ingredients to make lunches throughout the school holidays. We gave away free bags of food to make a lunch for up to 5 people every week day until the 3rd of September. No id checks or eligibility criteria were requested. At the […]
We currently have a vacancy for the role of Secretary, if you want to get more involved in the work of the Friends and have the necessary skills, please read the job description. If interested, email your contact details to email@example.com for the attention of the Chair to set up an initial conversation. **Update 29/07/2021, […]
We’ve been so lucky with the weather, and it’s been wonderful to see so many people out and about enjoying the park. The Tea Room can now offer indoor seating to compliment our picnic benches outside and is serving a new menu from 9am – 6pm 7 days a week. Why not book an afternoon […]
FOVPS have signed up to the Terracycle programme, whereby hard to recycle plastic packaging is saved from landfill, and returned into the production cycle. Products are collected and sent away to be turned into plastic pellets for reuse by commercial companies. We also receive points per kilo of waste to translate into funds for FOVPS. […]
We are so pleased that we can now re-commence our popular outdoor activities, including Fitness Bootcamp and Mum& Buggy Fitness sessions with Sammi plus a new Tai Chi class with Janice. We also have a full range of gardening groups to suit all abilities and are preparing to open our Stretford Shedders very soon. Families […]
Despite not being able to hold our usual big events, FOVPS staff are still working hard to find ways to entertain you all! Join in with the Love Your Park Taskmaster challenges and show us your creativity! We’ve just launched a Virtual Balloon Race, how far will your balloon fly? Buy now to race over […]
***Update. Thanks to all your generosity, we have hit our target. All winners of the raffle have been contacted, please check your emails to find out if you need to collect a prize!** Having to build throughout Covid has added extra challenges to the new Community Building project. Increased costs due to product scarcity and […]
If you received Ferrero Rocher chocolates for Christmas, save the packets and drop them off with us for recycling.
Looking for something to do over the Christmas holidays? Need a breath of fresh air between wrapping all those presents and socially distanced family visits?
It’s his busiest time of the year, but Santa is making time to visit us again. Tonight, 15th, he’ll be in Gorse Hill from 6-7pmSanta is looking forward to seeing you all, but do maintain social distancing rules. As we can’t collect cash donations, you can use our text number to donate, text PARK to […]