Our first AGM as a charity took place last month. We were pleased to be able to celebrate lots of successes, and to discuss plans for the year ahead, in a wide-ranging meeting. You can read about some of our work in the Year in the Park document YitP 2019

Information about Environment Agency plans

Many of you will be intending to go to the Environment Agency’s meeting about the Clementhorpe flood defences, on Monday 15th July 7pm at Southlands Methodist church, to find out more about the impact on the park, and on Terry Avenue and Butcher Terrace. The Environment Agency has just realised this document: 2019 FAQ Edition 1 whichContinue reading “Information about Environment Agency plans”

Becoming a charity!

Over the past 12 months, our income has increased quite substantially due to grants, increased membership and income from events we run for the community.   We are now in the happy place of having to apply to formalise our position with an application for charitable status as an Incorporated Organisation.  We would like to doContinue reading “Becoming a charity!”

Friends annual round-up and the AGM

October is our month for looking back over the last year, and for our AGM. The summary of our work over the last year can be found here. Our financial statement is viewable here. Everyone’s welcome to the AGM (18th October, 7pm at the Reading Cafe), so do come along and have your say about what’sContinue reading “Friends annual round-up and the AGM”

Could 2015 be the year that you help us make the Park even more wonderful?

Step up! Make it happen! The Friends of Rowntree Park aim to: promote the well-being of the Park and its users support increased and diverse uses of the park, by all sections of the community represent the views of the park’s users. A very small group of volunteers work together to support these aims. They alsoContinue reading “Could 2015 be the year that you help us make the Park even more wonderful?”