Friends of Locke Park

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Coming up in Locke Park

Locke Park Tower opened by Friends of Locke Park on the first Sunday of each month, from 2pm to 4pm, weather permitting Barnsley parkrun each Saturday at 9am Barnsley junior parkrun each Sunday at 9am Locke Park Cafe open from 10am to 3pm each weekday; from 9am until 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays. May close … Continue reading

Would you like to sponsor something in Locke Park?

A bench in memory of a loved one? A flower bed, shrub or tree, or improvements to other aspects of Locke Park? Would you like to sponsor something in Locke Park? Please get in touch if this is something you would like to do.  

Easter event 2015

A great and very popular community event this Easter Sunday with an egg hunt and egg rolling on the hillside as well as facepainting, music and stalls. So popular that we ran out of eggs before the end. Sorry to anyone who missed out. But really enjoyable and the weather got better as the day went on. A record number … Continue reading

FOLP Annual General Meeting

The Friends of Locke Park AGM was held on Tuesday 19 November at 6 pm at the Locke Park Café. David Allen was re-elected as Chair, Mandy Stuart was elected as Secretary and Diane Carr elected as Treasurer. The meeting discussed the progress made, financial accounts were presented and then the arrangements for the Christmas event were discussed.

Locke Park Tower open again

Friends of Locke Park are opening Locke Park Tower for visits on the first Sunday of each month from 2pm to 4 pm. This follows the opening of the Tower by David Allen chair of FOLP and Ken Richardson Mayor of Barnsley Council on September 14 2013.  No charge but contributions for the further restoration of … Continue reading