That Went Well!

Our thanks to everyone who supported todays event – the weather was somewhat damp at times which is probably a good thing as we handed out 700 chocolate eggs and that is 200 more than we expected!

Minnie and Mickey Mouse again made an appearence A great day and hopefully some great memories for the youngsters galloping arround the park.

Congratulations to the winners of the Hook a Duck Championships: Jnr winner Scarlett Miller Snr Champion M. Pickering.

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Weather Looks OK for Tomorrow

It was touch and go for a while but the weather’s looking  OK for tomorrows events.

Just wrap up warm and come and join us.

hook 2016 weather

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Don’t Nick the Daffs!

A parent was seen today supervising an apparent competition to see which of their children could collect the most daffodils. In fact armfuls of of daffs.

DaffodilsPicking cultivated flowers is theft. Picking cultivated flowers in Sandall Park is theft. Q: Who cultivated them? A: Mostly us.

DON’T DO IT! We planted them for everyone to enjoy.




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Bouncy Castles In Park……..

Bouncy castles will be in the park throughout the school holidays (weather permitting). Further information about Rascals Bouncy Castles can be found at

bouncy castle 2

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Toilets Open From Today

The park toilets will be open from today (Saturday 19th March)  until the end of October.

Toilets YESThe toilets are funded and cleaned by our volunteers so please treat them with respect. If you see anything suspicious please report it to us via our website or Facebook.




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£10k Coming Our Way Thanks to Tesco

The Friends of Sandall Park have been awarded £10,000 to install an outdoor gym in the park as part of the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

We need to sort out the paperwork and then things will start moving in the coming weeks.

Our thanks to everyone who voted for our project.

Bags of helpTesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help initiative across England and Wales. The scheme has seen three community groups and projects in each region awarded grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag charge.

Bags of Help offers community groups and projects in each of Tesco’s 390 regions across the UK a share of revenue generated from the five pence charge levied on single-use carrier bags. 

The public voted in store to decide which local groups should receive the £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 awards.


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