So sorry to have to say this but the Friends’ work parties have now been cancelled until further notice. We will be back as soon as it is safe to do so. Keep well !
A spot of gardening is on the agenda for our work party on Monday 16th March – in the herbaceous garden at Pollok House to be exact. Please meet at the Pergola in the herbaceous garden at 1.30pm ready to work wearing old clothes, boots and work gloves. All over 18s welcome! Equipment will be provided. (The herbaceous garden is located to the left of Pollok house when you are facing the river – it has black painted railings- it is the only garden with a timber pergola)
We’re hoping friends and supporters of Pollok Country Park can take action today to support us by voting, and then encouraging others to vote in support of our two exciting grant applications, in this year’s ‘Wee Green Grants’ Community Choices public vote. Voting is open now, until the 20th March.
Vote for us at https://weegg.communitychoices.scot/ – look for our logo on the project lists!
Once you have voted (and confirmed your ballot!), please look out for our social media posts and like and share them, to help encourage others to support us too. Forward this email perhaps, or Like and share our social media posts
There are a total of 28 projects to choose from, and everybody who registers gets three votes, so as well as our two projects, be sure to use your other vote to support one of the many projects supporting and developing Glasgow’s parks and open spaces. You can see all the projects, and vote, at: https://weegg.communitychoices.scot/
Our two projects, which we’re very excited about, include Replacement of 5 park benches using recycled wood and funds to support our Pollok Wildlife Garden renovation.
To add your vote you need to:
- Click to register your details
- Enter your email address and choose a password, then click ‘Register’
- Check your email for the confirmation email you’ll receive. You need to click the link to Confirm your account, then sign in.
- Review the funding projects, and select where your three votes will go.
- TIP: Look out for our logo on the lists, or click to visit the park benches project (here), or the Wildlife Garden project (here)
- Once you’ve chosen your three, remember to click to Check and confirm my ballot!
- Share and encourage others to support us too!
Thanks for your support!
Membership of the Friends group is free, but optional donations really help! Encourage friends to join at http://membermojo.co.uk/friendsofpollok/
Friends of Pollok Country Park
Our next work party will take place on Monday 9th March . Please meet at the Crane yard next to the old stable block at Pollok House at 1.30. We are planning to cut back Rhoddies. Please remember to wear old clothes and bring work gloves. All over 18s welcome. Looking forward to it already !
Please meet at Knowehead Lodge (next to the Burrell Gallery) at 1.30. The plan is to plant trees but may change dependent upon circumstances. Please wear old clothes and boots and bring work gloves. Allover 18s welcome ! Look forward to seeing you !
The next work party will be on Monday 24th February at 1.30pm.
We will be planting trees. Please meet at Knowehead Lodge ( next to the Burrell Gallery) at 1.30. You should wear old clothes and boots and bring work gloves. All other equipment will be provided.
All over 18s welcome!
Glasgow City Council (GCC)is looking for comments regarding it’s food growing strategy which can be found at https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/foodgrowing
If you wish to submit comments or have any queries please contact GCC direct.
Please note that the deadline for comments is 16th March 2020
The next work party will be on Monday 17th February meeting at 1.30 at Knowehead Cottage ( next to the Burrell Gallery ). We will be meeting up with the Hedgehog officer of The Conservation Volunteers and we will be planting hedges that hedgehogs like. This event was previously intended to take place on 10th February but was cancelled due to the weather. Hope to see you on Monday !
The next work party will be on Monday 10th February meeting at 1.30 at Knowehead Cottage ( next to the Burrell Gallery ). We will be meeting up with the Hedgehog officer of The Conservation Volunteers and we will be planting hedges that hedgehogs like.
Please come and join us and don’t forget to bring work gloves and wear old clothes.
All over 18s welcome
The meeting which will be hosted by Glasgow Life will include a presentation lasting up to 45 minutes followed by up to 30 minutes for questions.
If you’re unable to attend but would like to find out more, please email Glasgow Life at PollokCountryParkTransformation@glasgowlife.org.uk.