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Together for our Planet

We’re very excited to announce that FOVPS have been awarded £10,000 by the #NationalLottery Community Fund to start a new project in 2022 to support our community to take action on climate change. Building on interest and excitement of COP26, we plan to nurture and develop local ideas through this funding, to support a legacy […]

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Happy Christmas

We’ve made it to the end of the year, with a new community building, a community cafe and a full programme of events. We’re planning even more activities and projects for 2022, so keep in touch! Read our December newsletter for all the latest news. Many thanks for all your support this year We wish […]

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Christmas is Coming!

We’re making big plans for the Christmas Fair on the 4th of December, 12-3pm. This year we’ll have kid’s crafts, festive games, raffle & tombola, mulled wine and hot food all ending with a Santa Scooter Parade round the park! We’re also bringing back Santa’s Sleigh, the routes are being organised, look out for him […]

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Halloween Spooky Spectacular

Come and join us for our Halloween Spooky Spectacular on Sunday 31 October!1pm – 5pm: Lantern & bat workshop. Make your own lantern (£1.50) or bat (50p)to bring along to the paradeFrom 2pm: Face painting (£2.50) Glitter (£1.50)3pm: Inclusive fancy dress competition. Everyone welcome, all ages even pets!3.45pm: Street theatre performance5.30pm: Lantern parade, meeting outside […]

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Festive Fun

At last we’re able to plan our large events, including Halloween and Christmas! Halloween Spooky Spectacular will be on 31st October, with all your favourite activities. Watch out for more details soon. To get in the mood, we’ve launched a raffle. Text PARK to 70215 to buy a ticket* (suggested £1) as many times as you […]

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Holiday Helpers

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 […]

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Join the Board of Trustees

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 info@fovps.org.uk for the attention of the Chair to set up an initial conversation.   **Update 29/07/2021, […]

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Summer in Victoria Park

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 […]

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Sustainability

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. […]

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Re-starting our groups & Activities

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 […]

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