Friends of Dudhope Park meeting on Monday 10th November

A Friends of Dudhope Park meeting has been arranged for Monday 10th November at 6.30pm in the Ashram (Dudhope Centre).

The main item on the agenda will be the plans for the old bowling green and pavilion to be used by Gardening Leave. Gardening Leave is a charity who work with and support veterans who have mental health issues on their return to civilian life, Heather Budge-Reid (Chief Executive of Gardening Leave) will be coming along to talk about the project, which has a horticultural basis, and their plans for this area of the park. Several representatives from Dundee City Council should also be present to provide more information about this project.

We’d love to see you there to find out more about this, if you have any other issues you’d like to raise regarding Dudhope park then please come along as it would be great to see you!

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Friends of Dudhope Park AGM & Talk on 4th December 2013

On Wednesday 4th December at 7pm we are holding our Annual General Meeting at the Dudhope Community Centre, St Mary Place, Dundee.  It would be great if you could come along and see what we have achieved so far and find out how you can get involved.  Also on the night, City Archivist Iain Flett will provide an interesting talk about some of the history of Dudhope Park entitled “Dudhope – Dudda’s Valley to Winnie’s ill omen”.  Intrigued?  Come along and find out what it means…

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Dudhope Park Fun Day on Sunday 25th August from Midday till 3pm

Don’t forget that the Friends of Dudhope Park Fun Day is happening on Sunday 25th of August! Come along and enjoy the new and improved facilities in the park such as the play park, tennis courts and skatepark.

There will also be other activities happening on the day such as face painting, Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for the youngsters, Dog Obedience classes, tennis taster sessions and also free skateboard and BMX taster sessions on a portable miniramp (the skatepark can be quite busy on a Sunday afternoon!), and more!

So come along on Sunday 25th August between 12noon and 3pm, we look forward to seeing you there!

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Playpark official relaunch – 1st July 12pm – POSTPONED

UPDATE: This was event postponed but the park will be open shortly!

One of the long-held aims of the Friends of Dudhope Park group was to see the playpark facilities completely redone, and it has been fantastic to finally see this become a reality within the last few weeks as work started on site by ripping out the old equipment and then the current installation of brand new equipment as well as landscaping etc.

The work is almost finished and an official reopening will take place on Monday 1st July at 12 noon.  We really hope that many of you can come along on the day to show your excitement about the new facilities!

Consultation event for new Play Area in Dudhope Park, Tues Oct 30th

The Friends of Dudhope Park and Dundee City Council invite you to have your say on the future of the Dudhope Park play area.

A drop in will be held to allow you to have a look at plans for the play area, have your say and find out how you can get involved.

Come along to the Dudhope Centre (Bharatiya Ashram), 5 St Mary’s Place on Tuesday 30th October 1pm – 3pm & 4pm – 6pm.

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Friends of Dudhope Park Annual General Meeting on 19th September 2012.

The FoDP group will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 19th September at 7pm at the Mitchell Street Centre.

We would love for you to come along and find out more about the group, what we’re trying to do and how you can help!

Your Play Park for Your Family…

The Friends of Dudhope Park are campaigning to have new play equipment installed in the children’s play park. We have asked Dundee City Council’s Environment Department to come up with a plan for a new play area on the site of the existing play equipment. However, we need local people to support us in making our case, to look at funding opportunities and to help Friends of Dudhope Park grow their campaign.

This follows extensive consultation at our last two summer events where park users overwhelmingly said that they wanted to see improvements to the play area and that they wanted it kept on the existing site.
To make this a reality we need park users, their friends and family to join us and help us get the type of play equipment that young people will want to use and that they deserve.

We will now look at what avenues are open to us via different funding streams in order to make the new play area happen. In order to do this we also need community support. If you would like to help us work towards getting a better play area for local children then please contact The Friends of Dudhope Park for details of how you can get involved and help make a difference fro local young people today and in the future.