Category Archives: Updates

Article in the Lancs Eve Post

The Lancashire Evening Post wrote a great article about us back in September 2020, providing a good insight into our activities and what we’re all about. Click on the link below……. https://www.lep.co.uk/lifestyle/outdoors/friends-conway-park-preston-group-bringing-life-back-their-local-park-2970535?fbclid=IwAR2FuBeXGUdSsQYjmHg22lmgtz2rGU3yZRLmwxa7SKi65X_oSHhIIaGSpqc

AGM Report

With regret, FOCP have to announce that our AGM, usually held every November, has been cancelled due to the Covid 19 restrictions. Although the public meeting will no longer be possible, the current Chairman, Secretary & Treasurer have all agreed to continue in their respective

Playground Improvements

Work has commenced on the playground, with some of the old equipment being removed and replaced by newer more exciting stuff.  Drainage will also be improved.  Weather permitting, this should be complete by Xmas…. what a lovely gift for us all!

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

NEWSLETTER – March 2019

NEWSLETTER – MARCH 2019 FOCP COMMITTEE – What have we been up to? Since our last newsletter in August 2018, we have held two events: ·        A Picnic in the Park & Family Fun Day was on the Bank Holiday Weekend (Sunday 26th August).   Quite honestly, it

Achievements to date!

Conway Park consists of not only the playing field, but also of a section of Sharoe Brook, together with the woodland and pathways surrounding it.   Over the years, the children’s play area has been ignored and left in need of resurfacing and refurbishment.  The pathways

Newsletter – Aug 18

What have we been up to? It might not look like ‘The Friends’ have been doing anything major in the last few months, but rest assured we have been trying to plug away on various things behind the scenes. Following the 2017 public consultation, we

Ingol Golf Course – update

Planning Application April 2017 Newsletter (1) The Ingol Golf Village Residents Assoc has drafted the attached newsletter for your information, in response to the recent news that the golf course management are to close the course with immediate effect.  This is because of reduction in

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

Park Improvement Plans are on the way…

Preston City Council’s landscape architects are currently working on a draft plan to show some ideas of park improvements. This should be ready to view at the end of February when we will be taking it out and about for public consultation. Watch this space