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Volunteer Session Photos & Update

Progress is amazing but keeping it neat and tidy is on-going!  Thank you to all our loyal volunteers who are in the park every Wednesday from 10.00-12.30.  Please join us for as much (or little) time as you can spare.

We need to strim the grass around the benches where the mowers don’t reach.  If anyone has a petrol/ battery operated strimmer, please do come along and help.

FoWP Volunteer Session Wed 9 Dec 10.00-12.00

We are having another volunteer session on Wednesday 9th December to finish planting the native bluebells and wood anemones in the area behind the BMX track.  This will be our final get together this year so please join us if you can.  It would be helpful to know numbers so please advise Sue Britton or Steve Telford if you plan to join us…. we can easily work socially distanced in the wooded area.

FoWP Community Volunteer Day

FoWP Community Volunteer Day – Sunday 21st July 10.00-14.00

Following on from the success of our January Volunteer Day, we have arranged another Sunday get together for 21st July.  The main focus of activity will be the flower beds bordering the old putting green and the car park.  Westminster Park Gardening Club have kindly agreed to lead on this and have done a site survey to assess the extent of work.  There are quite a number of shrubs in the border and we plan to put mulch/ bark down in the future to help keep the weeds at bay.

If there are sufficient volunteers, we can tackle other areas too.  Please feel free to help for as much time as you are able – there is no obligation to attend for the whole time.

WP Gardening Club have suggested that we really need to maintain those areas we have cleared and it would be helpful if a few volunteers would be prepared to manage a small area on a more regular basis.  If you feel able to commit to this, please let us know.

If you are able to volunteer please could you advise us in advance.  If you know of anyone else who would like to help with this effort, please pass on this note.

Look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on that day.  It will help to make our well appreciated open space even better.

Sue Britton & Steve Telford,

Friends of Westminster Park