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Volunteers get stuck in

Posted on by Geoffrey Bowden

The first official volunteer day, since COVID lockdown restrictions were eased, took place at the pond on Sunday, 11th July. Nearly  a dozen volunteers, under the supervision of Park Ranger, focussed their attention of securing the cages in the pond, … Continue reading

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First volunteer days since COVID lockdown announced

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Volunteering in parks in Brighton & Hove has been put on hold during lockdown. Now the Government has issued new guidance which has allowed the City Council to restart volunteering in  Queen’s Park. There are still some restrictions in place … Continue reading

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FoQP secretary runs for good cause

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Friends of Queen’s Park Secretary, Caroline Burnard (pictured), has just run a half Marathon in support of Managing Autism Spectrum Ourselves Together (mASCot), a local charity that is parent led and provides a peer-to-peer support network for parents with an … Continue reading

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Tree works in Queen’s Park

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The Council’s contractors, Connick Tree Services, will start tree works in Queen’s Park in the week commencing Monday, 21st June. According to Peter Small, Brighton & Hove City Council’s Arboricultural Manager at Cityparks,  there are a number of small trees to be felled – all … Continue reading

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BARK IN THE PARK DATE CHANGED

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The Government’s delay in lifting lockdown has forced the Friends of Queen’s Park to postpone the date of its popular Bark in the Park fun dog show. The event, supported by Coastway Vets and Mischon Mackay has been delayed by … Continue reading

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Queen’s Park conservation area consultation

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In October 2020 Brighton & Hove City Council undertook a statutory public consultation relating to an Article 4 Direction for the Queen’s Park conservation area, to remove certain permitted development rights. Following the closure of that consultation and consideration of … Continue reading

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BARK IS BACK!

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The popular Bark in the Park is back. It will take place on Sunday, 18th July in the dog area of the park. Once again Coastway Vets will be the overall sponsor. The event will be organised taking into account … Continue reading

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FQP AGM: Wed 25 Nov

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Please join the Friends of Queens Park, Brighton, for their Annual General Meeting to be held online (Zoom Webinar)  at 7pm Wednesday 25th November, 2020. Click link to register.

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Outdoor Theatre: Mogs And Frogs Sept 26/27

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Our friends Fiona Bruce and Owen Aaronovitch are putting on a show! They will perform Mogs And Frogs And Doggy Tales, their 50min kids show shows at the Royal Spa Nursery, at these dates and times:

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Q&A with Chris Lowe

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Chris Lowe of the Friends Of Queens Park is a keen naturalist who spends many hours tending and caring for the pond in Queens Park. In response to questions from concerned residents, he answers some of the pressing issues of … Continue reading

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