All these town centre parks are connected by the River Loddon which runs through or under them, providing a green and tranquil town centre thread as it flows on into Eastrop Park and beyond.
These parks and the smaller ‘pocket parks’ of the town centre community around Brookvale are the focus of the Friends of Loddon Vale Parks.
The group began in 2009 litter picking parks in the local area but the group’s activities go well beyond litter picking and incorporate tree planting, stream clearance, wildlife conservation, education and events.
Everyone is welcome to join in the monthly community sessions of bulb planting and pruning. Here is a flavour of what we do…