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Guided tree walk 2019 – SUNDAY 26th May 2-3pm

The Friends are very pleased to organise our popular guided tree walk with our expert Peter Kent again this year. Due to ongoing renovations in the upper part of the Park it will only take place in the lower part … Continue reading

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HLF closures update

Cardiff Council sign in Parc Cefn Onn this week says the closures start on 4th Feb and will be for approximately 4 months.  

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Partial Parc closures during forthcoming HLF project work

Cardiff Council have just announced (+Welsh) that the works to deliver major improvements to Parc Cefn Onn step up significantly next week. “The works are part of a National Lottery funded £660,000 project that will deliver a number of improvements … Continue reading

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Workdays for 2019

Our calendar of Workdays for 2019 has now been set and agreed with the Council and our Park Ranger, Alec. The first two are on Sunday 27th January and Sunday 17th February. All Workdays are 2 – 4pm. Meet in … Continue reading

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Herritage Lottery work begins

Work using the HLF funding has finally commenced with repairs to the Summerhouse near the top pond.  Repairs have been made to the walls and flagstone floor and the oak roof frame is currently being fitted. The council are part … Continue reading

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July Workday – basking in the sunshine (not)

Having had 8 weeks of almost all-to-wall sunshine we planed today’s work accordingly. Unfortunately a weekend of downpours meant all the fallen branches and leaves were immediately washed by the surface water into clogging up the drains and culverts. A very … Continue reading

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New wildflowers come into bloom

In our April Workday we dug over areas of the entrance field and planted a mix of wild flower seeds. Look what is blooming marvellous now when you enter the Parc!

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Friends AGM: 4th July 2018,

Sorry to those present that the AGM venue was a little confused this year. When we arrived the hall was in use by the local dance group in what appeared to be a very unusual double booking. No problems though … Continue reading

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Car damage incident

We are very disappointed to report that a Park visitor has informed us that they have had their car rear windscreen put through on Sunday 1st July at about 4pm whilst parked in the car park. The adjacent car suffered … Continue reading

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Friends AGM: 4th July 2018, 19:30-20:00

Old School Hall, Llwyn-Y-Pia Road, Lisvane This will be the 8th Annual General Meeting of the Friends Group, which was formed by local Thornhill and Lisvane residents to try and halt the deterioration of our beloved Country Park and bring … Continue reading

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