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Hedgerow Heroes

On Friday 2nd February, Hedgerow Heroes will be paying us a visit to plant whips (small saplings) along the hedge in the south-east corner of the park, with the aim of thickening the hedge and filling in the gaps. Extra … read more

New Year, New Fence…

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Volunteers from Alexandra Park Friends and Your Park have installed a new fence to protect the wild flower bed at the main viewpoint. Carol and Mali from Your Park brought Dave Jackson ‘the Sticksmith’ to teach us how to make … read more

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Park closure

The park will be closed to vehicles from 11-13th December inclusive, for routine maintenance by BANES.

Carols by Torchlight

Bear Flat Association invites you to come and sing carols by torchlight in the park, near the main viewpoint, on Friday 22nd December at 6.30. Carol sheets provided but bring your own torch. Refreshments will be available.

Park will be closed to vehicles

The park will be closed to vehicles all day on Friday 3rd November to allow clearance of leaves, and on Saturday 4th November to allow safe pedestrian access to view the firework display on the Rec. from the main viewpoint. … read more

Boules anyone?

Did you know that a group of boules/p├ętanque enthusiasts meets every Friday afternoon in the park? They welcome new players, and meet at 3pm in the winter at the boules piste. If you’d like them to bring an extra set … read more

We seeded the poppy bed, despite the rain..

Despite foul weather, a number of families with children came to the park on Saturday April 1st to scatter seeds on the poppy bed near to the lower viewpoint. Mali Kedward and Carol Stone from ‘Your Park’ organised the seeding … read more

Poppy Planting

Children with their families are welcome to join us.(Click on headline for details).

First stage of planting scheduled for March 4th

Planting of the new wild flower bed will begin at our next activity session in the park. A selection of shrubs and grasses will be planted, around which wild flower seeds will later be scattered. We need some extra pairs … read more

New wild flower area in development

You might have noticed that changes are afoot in the area between the main gate and the toilet block. The Parks Department have removed the top soil from a larger border area than the previous wild flower bed and put … read more