Category Archives: Volunteers Needed

Litter Picking

We are doing a litter pick on Wednesday 14th April at 6.30pm for an hour or so. Perfect time to get at all of the waste before all the plants regrow! We are gong to meet up at the Conway Park Pavillion at 6.30pm. We

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

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

Family Fun Day, Picnic & Dog Show

The ‘Friends of Conway Park’ would like to invite you to join them for a “FAMILY FUN DAY” to be held in Conway Park on Sunday 27th August 2017.  The day will start at 11 o’clock and you can look forward to:- ‘Just For Fun

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

Final Consultation on Conway Park improvement scheme

Dear Neighbour, As you know, the Friends of Conway Park are a small group of local volunteers with an interest in improving Conway Park and the adjoining Sharoe Brook valley area, so that the facilities can be enjoyed by the wider public. We are liaising

Litter Pick

The 4th Preston beaver group recently joined us for a comprehensive litter pick along the path from the railway bridge to the Conway Drive access ginnel.   A total of around 30 people joined in and these were split into smaller groups each responsible for a

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

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

Can you help?

The Friends have been busy organising everything for the hotpot supper on Saturday.  It’s a complete sell-out which is great but it does mean we’ve unfortunately had to turn people away due to restrictions on the amount of people allowed in the building.  We had a