Category Archives: Balsam Bash

The Great Get together & Balsam Bash

On Saturday June 15th, the Friends Of Conway Park hosted their Annual Balsam Bash & Litter Pick in Conway Park playing fields in Fulwood Preston.  This year the event was affiliated to the Jo Cox Foundation, for the promotion of Communities coming together.  The Co-Op, through

The Great Get Together – Sat 15th June

The Great Get Together – Saturday 15th June 10.30am Balsam Bash Join us for our annual Battle against the Balsam. Over the last 4 years, we have made great strides to rid Conway Park and the Sharoe Brook Valley of this invasive plant species. This

Balsam Bashing

It’s that time of year again!  It’s time for our annual Balsam Bash Would you like to join us in pulling out the Balsam which is invading our pathways and woodland?  Volunteers are required to assist with our annual Balsam bash on the evening of

Balsam Bashing

Tues 5th July @ 7pm.      One more Balsam Bashing event is scheduled for tomorrow, before it starts to flower and spread.  Volunteers required!  Meet at the north end of the park on the footpath at 7pm.  Check out this leaflet (click on link) for more

Dates for the diary

Provisional dates for the diary……. Tuesday 28th June (7pm) Balsam Bashing, meet at the railway bridge Tuesday 12th July (7.30pm) Next committee meeting, probably at the Ingol Golf Club (TBC) Tuesday 9th August (8pm)  Friends of Conway Park AGM.  Venue TBC but probably St Martins

Balsam Bashing

An enthusiastic crowd of 15 gathered last night for the first night of Balsam Bashing and clean-up this week.  Hope to see more of you all during the course of the week.

Balsam bashing & clean up

Are you available in the evenings for an hour next week?  We are looking for volunteers to help us again this Spring with a Balsam Bashing/general clean up along the brook from the Railway Bridge to Belton Hill.  We will meet up at 7pm each

Special thanks to Readyfix

Local business, Readyfix have been wonderful in donating various items for the local community to use to maintain the park, which will be stored at the park Pavillion for the Friends and Cadley FC to have access to.   These will come in very handy when

Dates for your diary

Dates for your diary……. Fri 13th May – last day to buy tickets for the hotpot supper Tues 17th May – next committee meeting Sat 21st May – Hotpot Supper Fundraiser Mon 23rd May to Thurs 26th May – Clean for the Queen (litter picking

Another great Balsam Bash – thanks to all who helped

Another great turnout for tonight’s balsam bash! Head – count was around 20 so thank you all for taking the time to help. We managed to clear a decent section along the Brook, from the railway bridge to the first wooden footbridge. There are no