MIND – Mental Health and Wellbeing programme in Rowntree park

York Mind are running a Mental Health and Well-being Activities Programme that is funded by City of York Council. York Mind is working in partnership with a number of groups including the Friends of Rowntree Park to provide a programme of activities for people to get involved in. These sessions are free to take partContinue reading “MIND – Mental Health and Wellbeing programme in Rowntree park”

Flood Defence work affects Rowntree Park

From Monday 17th of May 2021, the Environment Agency are scheduled to change access to Terry Avenue whilst flood defence work is carried out at Clementhorpe. This work will mean that parts of Terry Avenue are closed for around 12 months. Vehicles, pedestrians and bikes will no longer be able to access town via TerryContinue reading “Flood Defence work affects Rowntree Park”

On Beauty, War, Remembrance and… Geese

David Rowsell, Trustee Friends of Rowntree Park I love Rowntree Park and in particular its lake… But why at 6.30am on a cold December morning late in 2020 do I find myself flat on my back in its freezing water…? The answer is flipping geese… in particular Canada geese. For over three years now IContinue reading “On Beauty, War, Remembrance and… Geese”