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11.4.17 Minutes AGM OGM

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Minutes 1.3.17

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Minutes 7.12.16

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May 10
Fo SAP left a comment for Lottie Wood
"Welcome to the website Lottie, You are right - it's a great place for dog walking and a cup of tea from Fay's Tea Garden. We hold regular meetings - the next is 24th May and you are most welcome to attend. The details are in the Events…"
May 10
Fo SAP commented on Jo Corke's blog post Bristol Parks Forum
"Relevant to the financial issues of BCC, you might like to read and then support, by emailing the Councillor personally,  the letter to Councillor Craig which appears in this newsletter."
May 8
Fo SAP left a comment for Lori Chappelear
"Hello Lori, I hope that your first visit to the park will not be your last. There is always something of interest going on, besides it being a good place for a bit of peace and quiet. Jo; membership"
May 8
Fo SAP left a comment for Marko Dutka
"Welcome to the website, Marko. The war memorial is an interesting part of the park heritage. There are a couple of videos about the memorial on the website. If you are interested, I could put you in touch with Jenny Morris who is our heritage…"
May 8
Fo SAP left a comment for Sommer
"Welcome to the website, Sommer. We're pleased you like the lily pond with tadpoles -there are a lot as you say. The park, a place of peace -exactly, We have regular meetings which are open to all; details appear on the website as Events; you…"
May 5
Fo SAP commented on Dennis & Jenny Broe's photo
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St. Andrew's park paddling pool,29th.April

"It looks superb; well done our park keeper. Jo"
Apr 30
Fo SAP replied to Des Bowring's discussion The Value of Different Tree Species for Invertebrates and Lichens in the group Wildlife group
"Lichens: 6 minutes clip from Gardeners World. Nick Bailey explores the wonderful world of lichens with the help of lichenologist, Mark Powell. You find them in graveyards, in gardens growing on walls and old trees. They’re absolutely…"
Apr 21
Fo SAP replied to Fo SAP's discussion Committee meeting dates
"Committee dates for next year now posted"
Apr 15
Fo SAP replied to Fo SAP's discussion 11.4.17 Minutes AGM OGM
"The minutes of the AGM and OGM are now available. There is information concerning the the important issues facing the park as BCC moves into a period of budget changes."
Apr 13
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Apr 13
Fo SAP replied to Becky Morris Knight's discussion Ping Pong Table
"Hi Becky, Many thanks for posting about the ping pong table. We recently received this from our liason contact at BCC. Your idea for crowdfunding seems sensible - I will inform the play sub-group convenors of your idea. The play subgroup is now…"
Apr 11
Anna Parker left a comment for Fo SAP
"hi there, I'd be really interested in joining the nature group and taking part in any pond cleaning etc.  Could I join this please? Thanks"
Mar 24
Alwynne Pritchard left a comment for Fo SAP
"Thanks for the welcome!"
Mar 21
Fo SAP left a comment for Jonny Gibson
"Welcome to the website, Jonny; if you want to know more about the Friends group for the park, do come to the next meeting - it's advertised in the Events section.You will be most welcome. Jo membership."
Mar 21

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BCC freeze on non-essential spending.

Posted on December 2, 2016 at 18:12 1 Comment

  We have received the following message from Gemma Dando, BCC there is particularly disappointing news about the Head of Parks role. Three members of the BPF committee had taken part in the recent recruitment process.…

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Pesticides in Parks

Posted on November 12, 2016 at 17:00 2 Comments

During 2016 BCC conducted some trials of glyphosate-free maintenance of parks and open spaces.

St Andrews Park volunteered to trial no glyphosate treatment of the Spiral florals near the Leopold Road side of the park.

An interim report on the trial has been produced by BCC.

This is also a  …

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FoSAP Constitution V7

Posted on October 13, 2016 at 10:43 1 Comment

Attached is the current Version 7 agreed at the AGM 15.4.14

This version has 2 addenda:

1. (25.2.14) outlining the Role of the Secretary

2. (11.10.16) Protocol for contact with Bristol City Council (BCC) officers.

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RHS award submission

Posted on April 4, 2016 at 13:17 2 Comments

We have applied for the 2015 RHS Award; the judges will visit on 20th and 21st July.

Our submission is…

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At 9:41 on March 24, 2017, Anna Parker said…

hi there, I'd be really interested in joining the nature group and taking part in any pond cleaning etc.  Could I join this please? Thanks

At 21:44 on March 21, 2017, Alwynne Pritchard said…

Thanks for the welcome!

At 21:06 on October 20, 2016, Jane Hunt said…

Thanks for the welcome message.  Wow, that is a large number of trees.  Will keep an eye on your events and hopefully come along. 

At 14:26 on August 9, 2016, Alex Briggs said…

Thanks for your welcome messages! Looking forward to summer evenings in the park and hopefully meeting some of you. 

At 20:52 on May 11, 2015, Chrissie Decker said…

Are you having a wild flower meadow again this summer?

At 13:24 on December 4, 2014, janie jones said…

Thanks Jo, couldn't make this one but hope to make the next. Cheers Janie

At 10:15 on December 4, 2014, naomi bearne said…
Hi,
Thanks. No I am not organising anything, sorry. I was just trying to find out when the Christmas carols in the park were happening. Sorry for any confusion.
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At 19:16 on August 12, 2014, Heather Moore said…

Hi Regina, 

Thanks for the comment. It would be great to come to your next meeting. I live on Sefton Park Road, and am running a honeybee social enterprise, called Bee the Change and would be great to chat to you about potentially working with the community to encourage more people into keeping bees! Especially with that wonderful wildflower meadow :) There is lots of funding at the moment from the Green Capital fund, so perhaps we could improve the park even more. 

It would be great if you could let me know when the meeting is. 

Thanks, Heather

heathermoore19@gmail.com

 

At 18:18 on August 2, 2014, Steve Cousins said…

Hi Regina, thank you for letting me join the Friends of St.Andrews Park. Sorry its taken me so long to reply. My Sister Janet and her husband Jeremy lived on Leopold Road in the 1970s/80s. I viisted occasionally and often walked the park and found it am oasis of calm in the middle of the big city. I will see if i can find any old photos i can add. I stumbled across your lovely website by chance and am very pleased i did. I enjoy reading peoples postings. Steve

At 18:04 on January 2, 2014, Matt Wills said…

Thanks Jo and Regina. I will try and come to the meeting if I'm free then.

Kind regards,

Matt

 
 
 

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