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  • Sun
    01
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 amHamworthy park, Poole, Dorset

    Sunday, 1st April 2018.  FoHP Easter Fayre.  This will be run in conjunction with the Café’s Easter Egg Hunt.

  • Sat
    05
    May
    2018
    10:30 amHamworthy park, Poole, Dorset

    Our Park Spring Clean aims to bring our community together to clear up the litter before the summer begins!

    Join our growing army of #LitterHeroes who have had enough of other people’s litter and are willing to do something about it.

    Together we can make a difference and clean up the environment on our doorstep!

    Please bring wellies and gloves! Everyone welcome!

    Meet at 10.30am outside The Park Cafe.

  • Sun
    20
    May
    2018
    10:00 amHamworthy park, Poole, Dorset

    We are holding our Annual Plant sale in the area outside The Park Cafe on Sunday 20th May 2018 starting at 10.30am

    If you have spare plants we would be extremely grateful for donations, please either bring them on the say or drop a message to the page and we'll organise a collection

    Thanks! FoHP

  • Sat
    07
    Jul
    2018
    12.00-16.00Hamworthy park, Poole, Dorset

    Date: Saturday 7th July, 12pm to 4pm
    Open for traders at 9.30am
    No trader car movements during Fete 11.30am to 4.15pm

  • Sat
    15
    Sep
    2018
    Hamworthy park, Poole, Dorset

    Celebrate all things Hamworthy with a selection of local produce - jams and chutneys. Cakes and pies. Fruit and veg. Come on down and grab yourself a slice of the action.

  • Tue
    09
    Oct
    2018
    10:00 amCoop - Blandford Road

    The Friends will be in the foyer at the Coop on Blandford road on Tuesday 9th October. Pop in for all the latest park news, and to pick yourself up a 2019 FOHP calendar - Christmas cards will also be on sale - with new pictures! See you there.

  • Thu
    18
    Oct
    2018
    6:30 pmHamworthy Library

    The agenda for the meeting is to share news on the happenings in the park and update the Friends on various issues and projects including the latest news on the Paddling Pool project.

    This will be followed by questions from the floor - this is your opportunity to ask questions, make suggestions, discuss ideas and help shape FOHP's direction for the autumn/winter period.

    We look forward to seeing you there!

  • Sat
    03
    Nov
    2018
    10:00 amSt Michael's Churchyard, Blandford Road

    The Friends of Hamworthy park in association with volunteers from St

    Michael's church are meeting to get the Churchyard and surrounding area clean and litter free in time for the remembrance service the following Sunday.

    It's a chance to get out in the fresh air and meet people who share an interest in caring for the wonderful green space that comprises Cobbs Lane and St Micheal's Churchyard and wood.

    Litter pickers and bin bags will be provided - please wear sensible shoes and bring a pair of gloves if you have them.

  • Sat
    10
    Nov
    2018
    10:30 amHamworthy Park
    After the success of last year's bulb planting, we are continuing with the work of planting bulbs for spring in Hamworthy Park.
    Come and join us on Saturday 10th November, 10-30 till 12-30.
    Children especially welcome with well-behaved adults! Come and make some memories and see your bulbs flower year after year.
    Please bring gloves and a trowel if you have them.
  • Sat
    24
    Nov
    2018
    St Edwards School, Oakdale

    St Edwards School, Oakdale, Christmas Market Fair on Saturday 24th November. Selling calendars, Christmas cards and much much more!

  • Sat
    01
    Dec
    2018
    10:00 amRigler Road

    Friends of Hamworthy Park, in association with local residents, are combating the horrible litter problem along Rigler Road and in SIG Roofing car park and green space.

    Meet at the entrance to the Power Station site, by Twin Sails Car Sales 10am.

    Equipment provided by Borough of Poole.

    Wrap up warm - it gets windy over this way! 🙂

  • Tue
    04
    Dec
    2018
    10:30 amCoop, Blandford Road

    The Friends will be in the foyer of Co-op, Blandford Road, available to talk about all the news from the park, as well as selling calendars, cards and the usual fundraising bits and pieces.

    Pop by for a chat or grab yourself a 2019 park calendar!

  • Sat
    09
    Feb
    2019
    10:00 amStarting outside Boots on Blandford Road

    On Sat Feb 9th, 10.00-12.00, we are litter picking from Boots and McCalls along the Blandford Road towards the Hamworthy Dental Practice.

    We are also hoping to do a spot of gardening and get the planters outside Boots/McCalls back into some kind of order.

    Due to the proximity to a big road, this pick is not recommended for smaller children. But older children with responsible adults are welcome.

    Come and make a difference to your local area!

  • Sat
    06
    Apr
    2019
    10:00 amTucker's Field Hamworthy

    Tucker''s field Hanworthy

    Tucker's Field litter pick. Saturday 6th April. 10.00-12.00. Perfect for kids and adults alike. If we get enough volunteers, we will also litter pick the front of the library.

  • Thu
    11
    Apr
    2019
    7:00 pmHamworthy Library

    The annual FOHP AGM will take place on Thursday, 11th April, 7.00pm at Hamworthy Library. With the paddling pool refurbishment underway, this will be an opportunity to discuss future projects for the park and other local green spaces.

  • Sun
    21
    Apr
    2019
    11.00-13.00Hamworthy Park

    With an Easter egg hunt and all the usual fun! More details to follow.

  • Sun
    19
    May
    2019
    10.30-14.00Hamworthy Park

    Plants, planters, bit and bobs for your garden -  get ready for the growing season with the annual plant sale.

  • Sat
    06
    Jul
    2019
    11:00-13.00Hamworthy Park

    It's time for the annual park fete. This daytime event features a variety of children’s games and rides, along with numerous stalls. There will be music and a children’s entertainer. All-in-all, a great family day in the park!

  • Sat
    27
    Jul
    2019
    10:00 amHamworthy Park

    It's time to make your mark on the park!

    The fence around the paddling pool needs painting so it's nice and smart.

    With 5 different colours to choose from, you can come and paint a section of fence and admire it for decades to come!

    FOHP Wednesday volunteers have been cleaning the fence, ready for painting.

    Supervised children very welcome!

    Bring old clothes that you don't mind getting splashed in paint.

  • Sat
    14
    Sep
    2019
    10:00 amHamworthy Park

    It''s time to continue painting the fence around the paddling pool. After the great job done by our volunteers earlier in the summer, this is your chance to make your mark on the park. Come and paint a panel that will be in the park for years to come. Great to do with the kids...but remember to wear old clothes!

  • Sun
    22
    Sep
    2019
    10:30 amHamworthy Park

    Sale of locally produced vegetables and fruit. Also homemade jams chutneys and pickles. Any donations of your surplus produce welcome.

  • Sat
    05
    Oct
    2019
    10:00 amSt Michael's Church, Hamworthy

    Meet 10.00am on the lane at the side of St Michael's Churchyard (Cobb's lane - next to the Red Lion). We will be litter picking the woodland and Churchyard - if we have the numbers and the time, we will also pick around the shops and Doctor's Surgery.

    As well as litter picking, you can learn all about the Bluebell Woods project and have the opportunity to help clear the woodland of invasive species - full equipment and training is provided - just wear sensible shoes.

  • Thu
    10
    Oct
    2019
    7:00 pmHamworthy Library

    Since our last public meeting, the paddling pool has opened! This means we are now free to pursue other projects.

    So there will be plenty to talk about as we plan the next steps for our wonderful park, including painting the fence and getting the wall around the paddling pool repaired.

    As well as our regular Wednesday volunteers, we'll be running our autumn/winter series of litter picks starting in September.

    So come along and have your say!

  • Thu
    21
    Nov
    2019
    10:00 amCoop, Blandford Road

    FOHP volunteers will be in the Coop Foyer - pop in for a chat and all the latest information about the park. We'll be selling the brand new 2020 calendars and all the usual cards, Christmas cards, keyrings and coasters.

    Come and stock up on stocking fillers!

     

     

  • Sat
    23
    Nov
    2019
    St Edward's School, Poole

    FOHP have a stall at the St Edward's School Christmas Fayre - see you there!

  • Sat
    30
    Nov
    2019
    12.30-15.00St Michael's Church, Hamworthy

    With Christmas just around the corner, here's your chance to stock up on stocking fillers and help enhance your favourite local park all at the same time.

    You can get the amazing 2020 calendar and special Hamworthy Park Christmas cards - definitely something a bit different! As well as a range of other Christmas gifts on sale.

     

     

Half Year Financial review October 2019

Link opens pdf: 07 October 2019 HALF YEAR FINANCE SHEET

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Saturday volunteers – Keeping Hamworthy Tidy

After the success of the 2018 autumn/winter Saturday volunteer programme, FOHP is running it again. Caring for Hamworthy Park is our primary goal. But our constitution also states that we should seek to look after and improve other Hamworthy green space. Working with community groups With this in mind, we have organised litter picks in the …

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“I hope that the new park will be of benefit for all time to the people and particularly the children of Hamworthy”

— POOLE MAYORESS ON OPENING THE PARK, 1931