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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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April Workday 2018

We had a great day amongst the budding daffodils in the entrance field on Sunday. In case you are wondering what we were doing/ what the 3 patches of dug over turf are for – we are planting wild flower … Continue reading

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A brief history of Parc Cefn Onn

Since forming, the Friends have been collecting historical information in order to produce a history booklet in 2018/19 to capture the fascinating story before it is lost in the mists of time. Whilst we are working on this booklet and … Continue reading

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Upper park tree labelling complete

The Friends have now installed all the labels on the special trees in the upper park. These labels were funded by a special grant from Cardiff Council.

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When snow fell all around…

Just when the weather was beginning to warm up, the recent double cold spells have confused the new flower shoots that had just started to protrude from the soil. The park was full of people making the most of the … Continue reading

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Heritage Lottery funding update

Following a briefing from Cardiff Council we know have start dates for the Heritage lottery grant work: Car park toilets & office work will start inn April 2018. The Main pond clean out & bank stabilization will start in the … Continue reading

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