friends of birkenhead park
That which is good should be preserved
Discover Birkenhead is the name of the history workshops offered to eleven primary schools across Birkenhead as part of a taster programme at Birkenhead Park School, a secondary school in the heart of Birkenhead. Friends of Birkenhead Park were invited to help out during four mornings…
Read more here…
Future of public parks inquiry
The Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into public parks to examine the impact of reduced local authority budgets on these open spaces and consider concerns that their existence is under threat.
The Committee looks at how parks should be supported now and in the future. This includes studying alternative management and funding models, such as a mutual or a trust.
The consultation closed on 30 September but you can still sign the petition. Professor Robert Lee, chairman of the Friends, submitted a report which you can read here…
Do not waste this chance to have your say!
News from The Friends
If you have any news you would like to share about the Friends, volunteers or just the park, then please get in touch via the Contact page
Do you have some Park related news or photographs that you would like to share? If so please e-mail them here… When sending photographs please attach them to an e-mail and give them a descriptive name. Thank you.
Members of the Friends were on hand to show some 200 plus visitors around the South Lodge and Grand Entrance recently. Open as part of Heritage Open Days our visitors were able to look at the inside of the lodge as well as being taken into the courtyard which is not often open to the public.
Friends of Birkenhead Park volunteers enjoying the 2016 Fireworks display and raising funds for the Friends.