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

Video of progress so far

Click on the link to view our video…. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=397356614938175 With a lot of help from our local Councillor, John Potter, we have created two excellent videos. The first was entered into a competition run by the Lancashire Environmental Fund (LEF). It shows the work done

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!

AGM

Date: Wed 20th November 2019.  Starts 7.30pm. Ends 8.30pm. VENUE:  Fulwood Leisure Centre, Black Bull Lane, PR2 9YA Our Annual General Meeting is upon us once again.  Please join us for an update on our activities, as well as voice any concerns or to show

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

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

Co-op Local Community Fund

Do you shop at the Co-op? If so, you can fundraise for us, at no extra cost to you and you can also earn cashback for yourself!! The Co-op Local Community Fund supports over 4,000 local causes in the UK. 1% of what members spend

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