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Sparks In The Park Again!

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The Friends of Meols Park are pleased to present their 5th Firework Display On Sunday 3rd November 2013. This year The Firework Display will be set off by our local Social Celebrity Beverley Macca  by pressing down our VIP Plunger..
The theme once again is ‘Fun & Fireworks’. Incredible Edibles of Hoylake, will be serving out Pumpkin Soup and there will be the usual Family Funfair Rides, Side Stalls, Refreshments, Donkey Rides and of course Rachel’s famous Mulled Wine and maybe a touch of Lambrini too for our Bev!
The Fun Starts at 12noon and Firework Display at around 6-6.30pm. Make sure you get here Early for the best viewing point especially as the crowd is bound to be swollen with Bev’s  Bevettes! And for those coming by car, minibus or coach , we would ask that you please consider our neighbours and park correctly and sensibly. There is plenty of on street parking but we would ask that you utilise the Meols Promenade to Park which is just a 2 minute walk away.  NO PARKING IN SCHOOL LANE AFTER 4PM PLEASE!!
The Firework Display as always is Free although there will be bucket collections and Voluntary Donations would be appreciated,due to the ever rising cost of staging the Event. The Event will finish around 7.30pm

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Sparks In The Park – Sunday 4th November

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The Friends of Meols Park are pleased to present their 4th Firework Display. The theme once again is ‘Fun & Fireworks’. Incredible Edibles of Hoylake, will be serving out Pumpkin Soup and there will be the usual Family Funfair Rides,Side Stalls, Refreshments, Mulled Wine, Donkey Rides etc…
The Mayor & Mayoress of Wirral will be activating the fireworks by our VIP Plunger…
Fun Starts at 12noon and Firework Display at around 6pm. Get here Early for the best viewing point.
The Firework Display is Free although there will be bucket collections and Voluntary Donations would be appreciated,due to the rising cost of staging the Event.
Event finishes 7.30pm

Meols Park Wins Green Flag Award

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17th July 2012
Just announced today that Meols Park in Wirral has been recognised as being among the best in the country and has won A Green Flag Award.
The Green Flag Award is a sign that the park is well-maintained, well-managed and has excellent facilities.
The award recognises high quality green spaces in England and Wales managed by voluntary and community groups.The results of 2012’s judging show that Meols Park meets the ever-demanding criteria of these national awards. The Green Flag recognise the achievements of all those whose hard work and dedication help to create well-managed, high-quality places so important for health and leisure activities and which everyone can enjoy.
The scheme’s scoring criteria includes levels of community involvement, space for nature, play provision and their quality and feel. The higher their score, the longer the parks and gardens can fly the flag, subject to unannounced inspections.
With our park providing the perfect location for families during the school holidays, I am really pleased that we have won this award and it just shows what can be done with a run down park by sheer commitment and enthusiasm along with great community involvement and pride.
Roy Shuttleworth
Secretary

Meols Big Jubilee Lunch – 3rd June

The Community of Meols are holding a Big Jubilee Lunch to celebrate the Queen’s 60th on Sunday 3rd June 2012 from 2pm – 5.30pm. Fun For All The Family, All are Welcome. The Event is FREE and is being organised by St Johns Church along with The Friends of Meols Park and St Andrews URC of Meols. It’s being held on the Green in front of St John’s Church on Birkenhead Road, Meols. There will be Food, Fun, Face Painting , Music, Messy Church Activities and a special (not to be missed) family performance by Stuffets Puppets. Please come and join us on the day and if you could bring a plate of buffet type food to add to what we already have, then this would be warmly appreciated.

Sparks In Meols Park on 6th Nov 2011

Our 3rd Annual Sparks In The Park Event was a great success and Once Again the weather was fantastic…..Clear Blue Skies throughout the Day which made for great conditions at dark for our Firework Display. The Display was I must say tremendous and the amount of fantastic feedback from attendees has been immense. There were plenty of ooh’s and aah’s as soon as Rev Gillian Rossiter from St Johns Church in Meols, pressed down the VIP Plunger to start off the show. Great fun was had by all during the day and the night, enjoying the family funfair and of course the Pumpkin Soup provided by Incredible Edible Hoylake together with Rachel’s special Meols Mulled Wine. Infusion Enterprise from the Girls Birkenhead Academy School were also in attendance with a self fund raising stall. Roll on Next Year…….

Kev Starts on the Installation of Our Mosaic

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Work Starts on Mosaic Installation


Wirral Council Parks Worker, Kev makes a start on installing our new mosaic featture in the Meols Park Play Area. Kev is shown laying the inner circle segments. The Mosaic was designed and created by our children at workshops held in Meols Pavilion, Great Meols School and St Johns Church.

FRIENDS OF MEOLS PARK AGM – 7th OCT 2011

The Friends of Meols Park Not For Profit Organisation are to hold an AGM at 6.30pm on Friday 7th October 2011.
The Reverend (Gillian) of St Johns Church has kindly allowed us to host the meeting in the Church Hall on School Lane, Meols. The Agenda will attend important matters as to the future of the group and nominations for Chairman, Secretary, Fundraiser,Events Organiser and Treasurer will be discussed and voted on.
All residents of the local community are invited. RSVP to Roy at info@hoylake.freeserve.co.uk

Meols Park Carnival & Music Weekend 10th & 11th September 2011

The Friends of Meols Park are holding a Community Carnival on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th September 2011
There will be Family Fairground Rides,Side stalls, Punch & Judy Show, Live Music with local Bands and Soloist’s, Children’s activities with the Wirral Play Rangers and more……There will also be a Licenced Bar and Hot and Cold Refreshments available.There will also be a Mosaic Artist in attendance to engage with local children on their thoughts and ideas about the planned Mosaic Feature in the Play Area.
LIVE MUSIC ARTISTES-Over The Weekend are:-
CAROLINE ENGLAND – MORTY BOYS – THE CLAN – GERALD WILLIAMS – STEVE WALE – THE LAST SHANTY (former members of the San Harbour) Tina Lowe(TYANAH) – MARK DENNIS – OWL AND THE CRIMINAL – RICHIE JONES – MADISON – THE LOWTONES – TIGER LILLY – EMILY JANE
Dance Troupes ANAMAL DANCE COMPANY and HOYLAKE SCHOOL OF DANCE will also be performing Song and Dance Routines
Fun in Meols ParkTimes are From 12 noon through to 6pm (each day)
More info at http://www.friendsofmeolspark.co.uk

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