Pioneering Women’s Football Team Recognised

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If you think England’s success in women’s football is a recent phenomenon, think again. Women have been representing England and winning tournaments abroad since the 1950’s and the team responsible for this early success was based at Fog Lane Park. These unsung pioneers are finally to be recognised with a plaque in the park and […]

Want to Run An Event in the Park

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You have two options when it comes to running an event in Fog Lane Park: The first would be to run an event with the Friends Group, if you are considering doing this you it would make sense to email us at or come along to one of the Park Committee evenings. Your second […]

Lots going on and lots of good news!


Lots going on and lots of good news! February is upon us and as the days are getting longer and the bulbs are waking up, I hope you find time to enjoy some peaceful moments among our spring flowers which are beginning to bloom!! The Café has been open weekends since the start of the […]

My Hidden Gem


Debbie Cameron’s Memories of Fog Lane Park When I first moved to Norwood Avenue in 1987, I had no idea that I would be living there for the next 30 years; a newcomer to the North West I assumed I would be moving on. I kind of got that a bit wrong! On exploring on […]

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


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

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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

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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

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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 […]