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Her Grace the Duchess of Northumberland helped Percy Bowling Club celebrate their 125th Anniversary by planting a tree in Northumberland Park on Friday 24 November 2017. Her Grace also attended a presentation to welcome her to the role of Honorary President of the Club and spoke to club members over tea and refreshments.

 

 

 

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STAR GAZING EVENT  13th OCTOBER  2017

 

 

 

 

4th July 2017 and American Gum Tree was planted overlooking the pond. Details below on Official Programme.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starting on Monday 25th of July – Friday 30th September there will be a trial which will temporarily designate an area as “Dogs on Leads” only.

 

 

21st July 

North Tyneside’s award-winning parks have been awarded six prestigious Green Flags today  as national recognition for their beauty and environmental excellence.

 This Park – which recently underwent a £5 million renovation funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and North Tyneside Council – joins beautiful Wallsend Parks, Benton Quarry Park, Marden Quarry Park, Killingworth Lakeside Park and The Rising Sun Country Park in the coveted awards.  Green flags are awarded annually by national environmental and conservation groups, led by Keep Britain Tidy, to outstanding spaces which have the highest possible standards, are beautifully maintained and demonstrate a commitment to continual improvement and development.

 

 

 

Easter Sunday in the Park 27th March 2016

 

 

The Circus tent on the Events Field was popular. 

 

 

 

 

 

  


 

 

 

 

Spring is in the air. 12th March 2016

Much activity in the park

Birds singing and checking nestboxes

and an OTTER that had been seen at the Fish Quay

made its way into the park.

 

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

130th Anniversity of Park opening

Official opening by the Duchess of Northumberland

11th August 2015

Welcome Party at King Edward Road main gates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Duchess visits the Herb Garden and the St Leonards Hospital site. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Pipers Fancy" welcome the Duchess before she strolls arround the park.

 

                 

 

 

 

 

The Duchess and the Mayor plant Commemorative Trees. 

 

 

 

 

 

 SATURDAY 8th AUGUST EVENT

Thousands attended this fabulous event

 

 

 

 

 

      

 

        

 

    

     

     

 

 

 

 burgh Volunteers from Marden High School who helped tidying up the flower border by Dunn's Gate ( North-east gate ) and the Wildflower/Butterfly meadow.

               

              Border before                                                                     Border after

 

 

                                                       

 

 

30th May 2014 - A big thank you to the volunteers from Virgin Money who helped remove the Wild Garlic that was choking the Fern Rockery.

 

   

 

                                   HERITAGE PICNIC IN THE PARK EVENT 22nd June 2013

 

Thanks to all who helped make this such a well attended sucessful event. The weather was kind and Marian Foster did a superb job officially opening the Herb Garden.

 

   

 

Doctor Bullien and Lady Agnes Hilton

 

 

 

                                               

PLANTING HERBS IN THE MEDIEVAL GARDEN

Thanks to all the volunteers who helped on Thursday 13th and Saturday 15th June