Monthly Archives: June 2011

Email comes to the rescue for Free School proposer.

About 40 people attended an open public meeting at St. Luke’s Church Hall last Wednesday to find out more about a new Free School which has been proposed by  Yorkshire Nationwide Schools (YNS).  The meeting, which lasted almost 90 minutes, … Continue reading

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Friends of Dyke Road Park meeting

A meeting was held of the FoDRP on Tuesday 7 June, the minutes of which are attached. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings, held at 6.30 on the first Tuesday of every month, and very kindly hosted by Dyke … Continue reading

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PCA Committee Meeting minutes

A Committee Meeting was held on 9 June, minutes of which are attached. The next meeting is on 8 September, when we will be finalizing plans for a Quiz Night in the autumn. If you would like to come to … Continue reading

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Prestonville’s Lost Pub and other scenes

The arrival of the Ghost Train, a sculpture of an old Brighton-built loco, on the Greenway appears to have been delayed, so while we’re waiting for this image of bygone times, here’s a link to a wonderful online archive of … Continue reading

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eWatch June 2011

Click below for the monthly newsletter on policing activity in Fiveways and Preston,  including Prestonville. Ewatch June 2011 [PDF]

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Gardening Work Party 18 June

The next gardening work party in Dyke Road Park is 10.30 Saturday 18 June, outside the cafe. Steve the gardener would like us to: cut back some dead shrubs, remove some old man’s beard, weed amongst the roses. Looking forward … Continue reading

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Anybody want spare (pond) arrowheads?

These arrowheads need thinning out. They’re not firmly rooted, so should be moveable. If you’d like any for your pond or water feature, please get in touch. Marek  

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FoDRP rose garden

First – the postive news. In case you hadn’t noticed, the Parks Department has at last got its act together and planted up the two sloping corner beds with lavender. Should look great, and is attracting lots of bees. But, … Continue reading

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FoDRP Wish List

For the meeting on Tuesday 7 June at 6.30 in the cafe, it would be good to have some realistic suggestions for improvements. My wish list includes: 2 new benches overlooking bowling green (to replace broken ones) a tennis wall … Continue reading

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