Friends of Longsight Park

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Litter picking, path and seating improvement, flower bed maintenance, linking in with Kingfisher Trail, improving the park and Millenium, Wood for all; whether athletes or those with severe mobility problems.

We meet on the last Sunday of the month at 1pm usually but please email first to check

We have helped with: path improvement and maintenance Millenium Wood Tarmac paths and new seating at upper end of Longsight Park, creation of 3 flower beds and planting of 100s of bulbs, removal of debris and litter, painting of metallic seats and picnic tables, creation of run England 3-2-1 trails, maintenance of our part of the kingfisher Trail, maintenance and labelling of Bolton arboretum and related carpark.

First friends group nationally to work with Keep Britain Tidy and DSSmith Recyclers (Green Flag award sponsors) to improve a park.

Contact Details

Anon

07772884058

friendsoflongsightpark@hotmail.co.uk

https://www.facebook.com/friendsoflongsightparkBolton/

News

by Friends of Longsight Park | Tuesday 27 October 2020 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to the donation from Bolton Green Umbrella we have been able to install signage to the various areas of Longsight Park,
so that visitors to the park can find their way to the play area and Bolton Arboretum.

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by Friends of Longsight Park | Monday 05 October 2020 | 0 Comments
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Friends of Longsight Park have received a Community Green Flag Award!

Great news despite a challenging year!

Last year Malcolm, director of parks Bolton, recommended the Friends apply for pocket park funding for Bolton arboretum. A stipulation of this central communities government funding is to apply for a community green flag award. 

With help from Andy Grundy of parks, we gained £6,400 and with £ More.....

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by Friends of Longsight Park | Tuesday 09 April 2019 | 0 Comments
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A great spread in the Bolton News about the work of the Friends of Longsight Park Click here to open the link and read the story

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by Friends of Longsight Park | Tuesday 11 December 2018 | 0 Comments
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Dear Green Umbrella, Having spent down to our last £16 we are very pleased as Friends of Longsight Park to have 100 donated by Green Umbrella. This allows us to pay for bedding to the park beds in April/May. Although we have planted the park beds with perennials the sight of bright bedding, especially geraniums is always welcome. In addition bedding geraniums do not need watering and flower until the first frosts making them good value. Thankyou from all the friends of Longsight Pa More.....

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by Friends of Longsight Park | Tuesday 30 October 2018 | 0 Comments
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Volunteers and businesses joined forces on Wednesday, 24th October 2018, as reported by Bolton News: click here to open the link Below is a message from Jane Wilcock, Secretary of the Friends of Longsight Park, acknowledging the participants in this event: "This morning could not have gone better. This is the end of 4 years More.....

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by Friends of Longsight Park | Monday 02 July 2018 | 0 Comments
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Here is a story of how a single person can really make a difference, with a lovely innovative idea. Jane H lives in Harwood, and is a very active "lone picker" member of The Litter Pickers of North Bolton. She and several other Harwood residents have regular litter picking routes around Harwood which keep this lovely area largely free of litter. But that's not the end of Jane's talents and commitment to her community. She is a talented amateur artist and for several months she has been painti More.....

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