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Coming events

The Fitness Hub launch: Saturday 28 July on the bowling green in front of the pavilion. Free. Brighton Pride: Saturday 4 August. The event will be longer than one day this year – details to follow. But on Saturday your … Continue reading

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Recent events

Bat walk: This took place last month; attendees were led by Sussex Wildlife expert Huw Morgan. A beautiful, still evening – just right for bats. Everyone had a good time apparently, and Huw was very informative. But there were no … Continue reading

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The Rock Garden is looking beautiful

It’s looking fantastic! Well done to Manager Andy Jeavons and the volunteers:

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Our new leaflets

We’ve designed and had printed some leaflets about the park for the benefit of park-users: The leaflet has a map as well as points of interest, a potted history and an example of the park’s flora and fauna. The leaflets … Continue reading

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Conservation work at St Peter’s Preston Park

Here’s the work under way to clean the stencilling . . . it’s looking really beautiful!

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Update on the Rose Garden

The borders around the garden – which, you may remember, have been recently re-planted – are looking really good. There were worries that the drought and the weeds may cause a real problem for the new plants, but diligent hoeing … Continue reading

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Tree walk 20th June

We are holding a tree walk at 7pm on Wednesday 20th June – meet outside the Rotunda. The walk will be led by experts Peter Bourne and Alister Peters. There is no need to book and there is no charge. … Continue reading

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Wildflower sowing

Thank you to all who came on 3rd May to help sow the wildflower seeds. And an especial thank you to Park Supervisor Mick and staff who helped us. There was a terrific turn-out, helped by the fair weather, including … Continue reading

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Trees, wildflowers, Rose Garden borders

Trees were being trimmed and pruned in the park today. A burr – the knobbly benign growth on the trunks of some older trees – fell from one of the trees on Saturday, so that will be dealt with too. … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Easter drawing competition winners

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