Fundraising launched for next phase of Ilkley’s playground

Following the announcement of a new design for the playground in Ilkley’s Riverside Park, playground supplier Kompan have already begun work on phase 1 of the renovation. Bradford Metropolitan District Council have committed £150,000 for this phase of the work, to replace and refurbish the majority of the playground equipment.
Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks are now fundraising to add a giant rope swing and a fantastic new climbing structure to the design, to replace the existing tall slide and climbing net in the playground

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Construction of new Riverside Gardens Playground to start

FOIRP are excited to announce that, after many months of discussions with Bradford Council an exciting new design has been unveiled for the playground in Ilkley’s Riverside Park, which will provide outdoor fun and exercise for thousands of children and young people each year.

The current well-used playground facilities in the park are over 35 years old and are now in much need of replacement. The new playground will be completed in 3 phases

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New FOIRP 2022 Calendar OUT NOW!

FOIRP have created a 2022 from the monthly winners of our 2021 Photographic Competition. Its on Sale now and can be acquired a a number of shops around the Town as well as Saturdays down at the Parks by the Riverside Hotel, Great quality photographs of the parks, the rivers and the surrounding areas will make a great Christmas present and costs just £7 ( or £6 for 2 or more!)

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Mayor & M.P. Praise Local Parks Group

Local Parks group, Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks held their first Annual General Meeting as a Registered Charity and reflected on their progress since the group’s inception in the summer of 2018 and were praised for their work by the Ilkley Mayor and the local M.P.

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THANK YOU!

We have a lot of people to thank for where we are today. So here we go! HERE ARE JUST SOME OF THE MOST RECENT HIGHLIGHTS (UPDATES WILL APPEAR FROM TIME TO TIME)

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2 Minute Litter Pick comes to Ilkley

Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks are partnering with The 2 Minute Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to encouraging people to do a small amount of litter picking when they are out walking

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New Flowerbeds at Riverside Gardens completed!

Following the recent article about a makeover for the Memorial area in Riverside Gardens the work has now been completed. There are now Flowerbeds at the Memorial area, the overlooking Platform and Bridge Street entrance with a wide variety of shrubs, perennials and ornamental grasses.

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Sign Up for the FOIRP Autumn Photographic Competition 2021

Why not sign up for the 2021 FOIRP Competition and see your photo on the front of the Gazette? Details of how to do this are below. There will be winners each quarter and an Overall Winner at the end of year who will appear on the 2022 FOIRP Calendar!

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Fundraising launched for next phase of Ilkley’s playground

Following the announcement of a new design for the playground in Ilkley’s Riverside Park, playground supplier Kompan have already begun work on phase 1 of the renovation. Bradford Metropolitan District Council have committed £150,000 for this phase of the work, to replace and refurbish the majority of the playground equipment.
Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks are now fundraising to add a giant rope swing and a fantastic new climbing structure to the design, to replace the existing tall slide and climbing net in the playground


Construction of new Riverside Gardens Playground to start

FOIRP are excited to announce that, after many months of discussions with Bradford Council an exciting new design has been unveiled for the playground in Ilkley’s Riverside Park, which will provide outdoor fun and exercise for thousands of children and young people each year.

The current well-used playground facilities in the park are over 35 years old and are now in much need of replacement. The new playground will be completed in 3 phases


New FOIRP 2022 Calendar OUT NOW!

FOIRP have created a 2022 from the monthly winners of our 2021 Photographic Competition. Its on Sale now and can be acquired a a number of shops around the Town as well as Saturdays down at the Parks by the Riverside Hotel, Great quality photographs of the parks, the rivers and the surrounding areas will make a great Christmas present and costs just £7 ( or £6 for 2 or more!)


Mayor & M.P. Praise Local Parks Group

Local Parks group, Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks held their first Annual General Meeting as a Registered Charity and reflected on their progress since the group’s inception in the summer of 2018 and were praised for their work by the Ilkley Mayor and the local M.P.


THANK YOU!

We have a lot of people to thank for where we are today. So here we go! HERE ARE JUST SOME OF THE MOST RECENT HIGHLIGHTS (UPDATES WILL APPEAR FROM TIME TO TIME)


2 Minute Litter Pick comes to Ilkley

Friends of Ilkley Riverside Parks are partnering with The 2 Minute Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to encouraging people to do a small amount of litter picking when they are out walking


New Flowerbeds at Riverside Gardens completed!

Following the recent article about a makeover for the Memorial area in Riverside Gardens the work has now been completed. There are now Flowerbeds at the Memorial area, the overlooking Platform and Bridge Street entrance with a wide variety of shrubs, perennials and ornamental grasses.


Sign Up for the FOIRP Autumn Photographic Competition 2021

Why not sign up for the 2021 FOIRP Competition and see your photo on the front of the Gazette? Details of how to do this are below. There will be winners each quarter and an Overall Winner at the end of year who will appear on the 2022 FOIRP Calendar!

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