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HLF Project Part 1 – it’s done!!!!!

Yeay!!! Cardiff Council Parks Department announced this morning that “We are pleased to inform you that the landscape works at the Dingle at Cefn Onn have now been completed and the upper park will re-open to the public at around … Continue reading

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Friends AGM – Summary of our meeting

Dry copy I know but here’s a quick summary of our AGM last week: I (Friends Chairman) gave a summary of all of the work the Friends Group have done to improve the Park this last year, current status of … Continue reading

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Friends AGM – Tuesday 30th July 2019, 7-7:30pm

Old School Hall, Llwyn-Y-Pia Road, Lisvane, 7 – 7:30 pm All welcome This will be the 10th Annual General Meeting of the Friends Group, which was formed by local Thornhill and Lisvane residents to try and halt the deterioration of … Continue reading

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Parc closure – Thursday 18th July

As part of the HLF improvements programme, Cardiff Council will be resurfacing a section of the pathway just beyond the underpass on Thursday 18th July. Due to the nature of the work being carried out, and since this is the … Continue reading

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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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