FRIENDS OF ACTON PARK

Welcome to Friends of Acton Park

The Future of Acton Park will be discussed at the meeting of the Parks as Community Assets Specialist Scrutiny Panel on Wednesday 9th September. The meeting starts at 7.00 and takes place in Committee Room 3 at Ealing Town Hall. You can view the agenda here. If you would like to get involved contact Harjeet Bains on 0208 825 7120 bainsh@ealing.gov.uk. The meeting is open to the public.

A.P.P.L.E. will continue to run its Gardening and Cooking activities for children up till 5.00 on Saturdays at the Art Block which is at the corner of the park where East Acton Lane meets the Uxbridge Road. Go to their website www.apple-play.com for more details.

Word is Peter Mandleson supports the idea of a People's Bank. Our concern is that the abysmal quality of service at Acton Main Post Office, the so-called People's Post Office, will be translated into an equally abysmally run bank. Mr and Mrs Taank's friendly local post office in Churchfield Road, a victim of last year's closure programme, continues to be sorely missed. Read about 'The People's Post Office' in the Acton Rant. 

We have a Forum. The focus should mainly be on issues about the Park, however it is perfectly acceptable to contribute more general content about Acton itself. Use the Chat utility to talk directly to other visitors.

Is there something you'd like to get off your chest? Lower your blood pressure by contributing to the Acton Rant. Could you write a story or Article about Acton Park? Articles should be about 200 -300 words long and may be edited. Our current article is about The Origins of Acton Park. Previous articles such as that on the Twilight Tree will be moved to the Acton Archive.

Do you have any News you would like to see included on the site? Is there a local event you would like us to publicise in our Calendar? Please get in touch through the Contact Us page.

We would like to create a gallery of Photos which show the park passing through its seasonal cycle, not only the changes to the trees, plants and wildlife, but also as a record of how people use the park. Again please get in touch. We would love to hear from you. Do you have any Videos you could share with us? These can be more general and show what is going in Acton as well as the park. Upload your video to www.youtube.com and send us the URL.

Please bookmark us. We hope to see you here again soon.

Thanks for visiting.

Friends of Acton Park

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