Friends of Concord Park & Woolley Wood

Welcome to the Friends of Concord Park & Woolley Wood website              

The Friends Group aims are to improve facilities and the environment of  Concord Park and Woolley Wood by working in partnership with Sheffield City Council and the Rangers Team.

We are a dedicated group of local people who care passionately about the future of our woodlands.

Thank you for visiting our site. Here you will find everything you need to know about Concord Park and Woolley Wood. We are always interested in hearing from people who want to take an active role in our group, so if you too care passionately about your park and want to make a difference to its' future, we want to hear from you! You can join or express your ideas through the contact page of the site, or by contacting one of us personally in the Friends section.

So some of the of the activities of the Friends Group, we are busy on our monthly work mornings with the help of the Ranger Service and anyone who would like to come along and join us in the work of restoring the long neglected shrubberies, you will be most welcome. Meet with us at the Cruck Barn in Concord Park on the 2nd. Tues. in the month for 10.00am till lunch time, we do have a coffee break with some very good biscuits on offer.

Also we have plans for the disused bowling greens. And a new piece of play equipment to add to the last piece, a photo of which can be seen in the photo gallery.

We do need more members to help in anyway they can, you can contact us by email for more information.

June 1st was a great day out for people in Concord Park. The group received funding from the Community Development Fund to commission  Activity Sheffield to put on lots of  fun sports for the day and the weather was perfect. The Queen,s baton, which is an impressive piece of craftsmanship could be viewed in the Sports Centre.


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    Nov. 2013 young people from SWFC helped to plant daffodils, two were students from Spain, and after their mornings work were flying home. see  Photos page

    With funding received from the North East Assemblies and the Graves Trust a new piece of play equipment was installed in the  children's playground.

    The first work morning of the year started with the Friends group Rangers and volunteers, spreading mulch on one of the shrubberies in the park. March will see us winter pruning, if you would like to join us just two hours a month you will be very welcome.
    we do various gardening tasks throughout the year.

    The March work morning went with a swing or should I say chain saw. James and Joe a Volunteer from Hallam University did a great job of removing many ingrowing trees that had been allowed to grow and were spoiling the shrubbery we have started to improve. while the rest of us removed brambles etc. a very satisfactory mornings work, surprising how much can be done in a morning. More hands would be great so if you can come along please join us.

    April 5th. Park Run, Friends Group and James a Ranger will be doing a park litter pick. If anyone would like to join us we shall meet at the Cruck Barn at 10.00am. coffee and biscuits after. gloves and litter picks will be provided.

    April 8th. The Friends group with volunteers and the Ranger James will continue to prune one of the shrubberies, if you feel you could help please join us for a morning, we meet at the Cruck Barn for 10.00am. If you would like any more information about the work mornings ring James 2403578.

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    On the work mornings we shall continue with the help of the Ranger service and anyone who would like to come along and help, improvements to the Shrubberies. This will be ongoing thoughout the year. So if you can find two hours once a month it would be great to see you, we meet at the Cruck Barn the 2nd Tues in the month for 10.00am have a coffee break and finish in time for lunch.

    The Park Run group did a good job litter picking April 8th. It would be so nice if this job did not have to be done and people would "stop the drop" then everyone would be helping to keep the park free of litter.

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     Further intems of News will all be on the news page see index.

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