Transforming Pollok Country Park: Consultation displays available online

We hope you made it along to the recent ‘Transforming Pollok Country Park’ consultation event in Pollokshaws Library?

We’re pleased to report that Glasgow Life have now made the presentation boards available on their website.

If you’d like to feed back you just need to do so on or before Friday 26th September 2019. You can do that by emailing PollokCountryParkTransformation@glasgowlife.org.uk

We understand that planning applications and Traffic Regulation Orders are due in late 2019. We’ll publicise this next opportunity to feed back when we hear the details!

Next Work Party Monday 9th September @1.30

Please join us on Monday 9th September at 1.30 – at our weekly work party. We meet at the crane yard near the public toilets at the old stable block at 1.30. wearing old clothes and boots – you will also need work gloves. We expect to be cutting back brambles or rhoddies. All over 18s welcome! Hope to see you there!

Friends’ Work Party Monday 2nd September

The next work party will be on Monday 2nd September meeting at 1.30pm at the Crane Yard next to the old Stable Block. The main task will be cutting back vegetation on the path from the stone bridge in front of Pollok House If you have loppers and small saws please bring them along although some equipment will be available. A small team will also be working on benches. Please wear long sleeves and bring work gloves and a drink. Over 18s only.

Friends’ Work Party 26th August

The next work party will be on Monday 26th August meeting at 1.30pm at the Crane Yard next to the old Stable Block. The main task will be cutting back vegetation on the path from the stone bridge in front of Pollok House If you have loppers and small saws please bring them along although some equipment will be available. A small team will also be working on benches. Please wear long sleeves and bring work gloves and a drink. Over 18s only.

Hope to see you there

Friends’ Work Party Monday 19th August 2019

The next work party will be on Monday 19th August meeting at 1.30pm at the Crane Yard next to the old Stable Block. The main task will be cutting back vegetation on the path from the stone bridge in front of Pollok House and possibly in the Wild Life garden. If you have loppers and small saws please bring them along although some equipment will be available. Please wear long sleeves and bring work gloves and a drink. Over 18s only.

Hope to see you there

Friends’ Work Parties on Monday 12th August

The next Friends’ Work Party will be on Monday 12th August at 11am quickly followed by another at 1.30pm the same day . It would be great if you could come to one of the sessions or perhaps both and bring a packed lunch as it is the last day we will be weeding Himalayan Balsam on the riverside this season. Please wear long sleeves and trousers and bring work gloves. The meeting place is the Crane Yard adjacent to the public toilets at the old stable yard at 11am and then at 1.30. All over 18s welcome !

Join and support Friends of Pollok Country Park!

The Friends of Pollok Country Park would like to invite people to join the group via our new membership system. Membership is free, but if you’re able to, you can also make a small donation. This would go a long way to helping the group develop and do more.

You can join now via https://www.friendsofpollokpark.com/membership or via the website menu.

There are big projects already happening, and some urgently needed, in the park. We want to ensure our membership is large, diverse and representative of the communities that love and use the park daily to give it a strong voice. We also want to help members and the public work together to make a positive and lasting contribution to Glasgow’s largest park.

You can also now subscribe to email updates. Ideal if you’re not on Facebook or Twitter! You’ll also find meeting minutes and notes here. See the subscription button on our news page at https://www.friendsofpollokpark.com/news

Thank you for your support

Friends of Pollok Country Park