Monthly Archives: April 2016

Draft Plan – Public Consultation Responses

As you know, we put the draft plan out for public consultation in February/March.  The responses from the initial public consultation have now been collated by the Environment and Community Projects Team at Lancashire County Council.   We’ll post the results tomorrow, but just wanted to comment first on

Tickets limited … Get yours now!

Tickets are limited to 200 for the Friends of Conway Park’s first fundraising evening on Sat 21st May.  They’re proving to be popular so don’t delay, get yours now before it’s too late.  Tickets are only on sale until Fri 13th May, as we need

Next Committee Meeting

The next committee meeting of the Friends will be on Tuesday 26th April at 7.30pm at the Wainwrights Bar at Preston Grasshoppers.  Please let us know in advance if you wish to join us, so we can advise the club of numbers.  Alternatively, if you don’t want

Two new benches for the park

The Friends of Conway Park have managed to secure funding for two new benches for the park.   They will be on order shortly and the Parks Services team have agreed to install them.  The locations will probably be one of the positions detailed on the

Food, Entertainment & Prizes… What’s not to love?

Sat 21st May.  6-9pm.  What are you planning to do…. Watch Britain’s Got Talent?  We’ll have better ‘local’ talent on offer at St Martins Parish Hall, Broadway – both the Free Voices Community Choir and the Sandra Mills Dance School will be putting on a show. 

Feedback from the Draft Plans

All feedback from the initial public consultation has now been passed to Lancs County Council who will liaise with the Preston City Council Landscape Architects and Parks Services in order to tweak the Draft Plans accordingly in the next couple of months.  We await the

Why are we fundraising?

Conway Park is owned and run by Preston City Council, so you may be asking “Why are the Friends fundraising?”  Well, as we know, Government funding cuts have meant that many local services have had to tighten their purse-strings and the Parks Services are no

Hotpot Supper fundraiser

We are delighted to announce our first fundraising event – an evening of performances, a charity auction and hotpot supper from 6pm – 9pm at St Martins Parish Hall, Broadway in Fulwood, with tickets priced at £5 per adult / £2.50 per child. Tickets include a