We Are Holding a Meeting

Dear Friends, Hello again and welcome to our new readers! We finally have some exciting news to share with you – we are holding our first meeting since COVID became a thing. We will be meeting at the Withington Public Hall Institute (Burton Rd) on Wednesday 20th October from 7-8 pm.   PLEASE let us know […]

Appeal By Didsbury Juniors Football Club

Defibrillator

The Didsbury Juniors Football Club has started an appeal to raise funds for a Defibrillator for Fog Lane Park See below: The closest Defibrillator to Fog Lane Park is at Christie’s Hospital, so this would be a valuable resource that can save lives.

April Update and May Events

Plant in hands

The Easter Hunt raised a HUGE £261 for Francis House! Thanks to all who took part!! Winners have been all been drawn and prizes contacted. We had a massive response to our litter pick event on the 10th of April, we would love to thank everyone who attended, we were able to collect 62 bags […]

Happy New Year

Happy new year to all our park users, although we have entered into another lockdown of sorts, we hope you will continue to enjoy the use of our lovely park. Photo’s Snow has fallen this week, and we hope that some of you might like to submit your photo’s to us to use on this […]

Café Tender

Arial shot of cafe

We are pleased to announce that the Tender for the Fog Lane Park Café is now open if you are interested you can apply on the Chest for the information pack and further details. The Friends of Fog Lane Park will do as much as we can to support this process and have extensively fed […]

Public Letter About our Meadow

Volunteer Day from Tree planting

A public letter sent to the local council members, MP and our Parks Team Dear Parks Team, Councillors and MP, We are saddened to be writing to you regarding such an upsetting subject at such a difficult time. As you may know, a very much loved area of our park and one that added massively […]

Volunteering in the Park

Over the past couple of years, we have had a huge amount of support in our lovely Fog Lane Park, that help comes in many forms, from the council’s Parks team, Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors, and of course the public, we greatly appreciate this help, without it the park would not look as good […]

Blog Writing for Fog Lane

writing on a page

Andrew Simpson has done a lovely blog entry on his Chorlton History about the history of Fog Lane’s bandstand and the area around it, you can read the blog here. We celebrate people writing about our blog and hope that more people will contribute to our website’s blog too if you have a story you […]

Tree Planting

oak branch

On the 30th November Fog Lane Park Friends with the help of many volunteers (40) and a grant secured by Georgina Maguire from the Woodland Trust, we planted just over 400 trees around the park. Whole families, dog walkers and park regulars turned up and we are so thankful for this help to plant the […]

Work on The Pavilion

Volunteers

We are so pleased that so many people came together to work on the Fog Lane Park Pavilion, without all of your hard work the pavilion building would never have been ready for the café and for the community to use. The building was tidied, cleaned and painted before volunteers had a trip to a […]